According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Albuterol is not recommended for repetitive use. If you use your albuterol inhaler two or more days a week to relieve asthma symptoms or if you have to use it repeatedly to control symptoms, your asthma is not well-controlled. You should talk with your doctor about changing your long-term asthma treatment medication. The right medications for you depend on a number of things, including your age, your symptoms, your asthma triggers and what seems to work best to keep your asthma under control. Preventive, long-term control medications reduce the inflammation in your airways that leads to symptoms. Do you have a long-term asthma control medication? These medications, which you generally take daily, are the cornerstone of asthma treatment. They keep asthma under control on a daily basis and make lessens chance of you have an asthma attack. Long-term control medications include inhaled corticosteroids, leukotriene modifiers, long-acting beta agonists, combination inhalers, and theophylline, a daily pill that helps keep the airways open by relaxing the muscles around the airways. Find out what works best for you.