Rohit K Katial MD


Omalizumab for Asthma

Omalizumab (Xolair) is a medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in people age 12 and older who have moderate or severe persistent asthma. This medicine costs a lot more than any of the standard treatments for asthma. The medicine works by blocking immunoglobulin E (IgE) from attaching…

My Asthma Action Plan

My name:__________________ Doctor’s name: ___________________ Doctor’s phone: _______________ Controller medicine How much? How often? Other instructions Quick-relief medicine How much? How often? Other instructions GREEN ZONE This is where I want to be! YELLOW ZONE My asthma is getting worse. RED ZONE Danger! Symptoms…

Asthma Diary

An asthma diary helps you keep track of how well you are managing your asthma. If you have symptoms or an asthma attack, record the trigger (if possible), the symptoms, and what kind of medicine you used for relief and how well it worked. Also note if you had to contact your doctor or seek emergency care. This can help…

Asthma Diary Template

Week of ________________________ If I use a peak flow meter: My personal best peak expiratory flow (PEF) is ________ . My PEF for green zone is ___________ liters per second (80% to 100% of my personal best*). My PEF for yellow zone is ___________ liters per second (50% to less than 80% of my personal best*). My PEF for…

My Asthma Action Plan

My name:__________________ Doctor’s name: ___________________ Doctor’s phone: _______________ Controller medicine How much? How often? Other instructions Quick-relief medicine How much? How often? Other instructions GREEN ZONE This is where I want to be! YELLOW ZONE My asthma is getting worse. RED ZONE Danger! Symptoms…