Medication: Relievers

Everything you need to know about relievers

Key Points

These blue inhalers treat symptoms by relaxing the muscles around your airways.  They:

  • Work really quickly within 15 minutes
  • Last for 3-4 hours
  • Can be used before sport

It is important to know what to do if:

  • No improvement occurs
  • You regularly need your reliever more than twice a week not including before sport