Advair vs Atrovent
What to choose Advair or Atrovent
Advair is inhaler of type Control while Atrovent is of Rescue type. Advair and Atrovent are both brand inhalers. Advair is manufactured by pharmaceutical company GSK, while Atrovent is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. The main substances of Advair are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosages for Advair are 100/50, 250/50, 500/50. The main substance of Atrovent is Ipratropium. The available dosage for Atrovent is 21 mcg.
The actual cost for Advair is approximately $166 per inhaler while average cost for Atrovent is around $365 per inhaler, said Brendan Rogers, a Research Associate at the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville and a Physician at a clinic that uses Advair and Atrovent.
Advair and Atrovent Comparison
|Substance:||Fluticasone + Salmeterol||Ipratropium|
|Dosage:||100/50, 250/50, 500/50||21 mcg|