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What is a Rescue Pack?
‘Rescue packs’ of medication may be offered to individual patients with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) or asthma, depending on a personal risk assessment completed by one of our practitioners.
The rescue packs are to be used by these patients in the event of an exacerbation of their respiratory symptoms, adhering to the following guidance:
What should I do once I have started a rescue pack in order to order a replacement?
What should I do once I have started a rescue pack and I am no better?
If your symptoms continue to deteriorate, if you are concerned for your welfare (feel very unwell) or are uncertain on how to take the medications that you have been prescribed – please seek urgent medical attention:
What are the side effects of taking rescue packs of medication?
Incorrect use of these medications may delay appropriate treatment – as such it is important that you are confident in their use. It is important that you follow the advice given and is important that you understand the benefits and risks of taking your medications:
How can I discuss this rescue pack if I am not sure what to do?
If you have been prescribed a rescue pack of medication and are uncertain about any of the above information or have additional concerns, please contact the surgery and ask to speak to one of our ANPs, Amanda or Joy to discuss https://florey.accurx.com/p/M82043.