THE PETROL STATION

Learn about your asthma pump

Which is which?

When people with asthma receive their medication for the first time they are sometimes confused about their asthma pumps. ‘Why are there two?’ ‘How do you use them?’ ‘The doctor said something about a controller and a reliever… which is which?’ In order to understand asthma medication and how it works, it helps to understand where the medication works and what it does.