Advair vs Combivent

Advair vs Combivent

What to choose Advair or Combivent

Advair is inhaler of type Control while Combivent is of Rescue type. Advair and Combivent are both brand inhalers. Advair is manufactured by pharmaceutical company GSK, while Combivent 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 substances of Combivent are Ipratropium and Albuterol. The available dosage for Combivent is 20/100.

The current cost for Advair is around $166 per inhaler while current cost for Combivent is roughly $397 per inhaler, said Ryland Anderson, a Research Associate at the Purdue University and a Medical Director at a clinic that uses Advair and Combivent.

Advair and Combivent Comparison

Combivent vs Advair
Advair Combivent
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: GSK Boehringer Ingelheim
Substance: Fluticasone + Salmeterol Ipratropium + Albuterol
Dosage: 100/50, 250/50, 500/50 20/100
Avg Price: $166 $397