Advair vs Symbicort

Advair vs Symbicort

What to choose Advair or Symbicort

Advair and Symbicort are inhalers both of Control type. Advair and Symbicort are both brand inhalers. Advair is manufactured by pharmaceutical company GSK, while Symbicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. 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 Symbicort are Budesonide and Formoterol. The available dosages for Symbicort are 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6.

The actual price for Advair is around $166 per inhaler while average price for Symbicort is roughly $359 per inhaler, said Johnny Baker, an Instructor at the Louisiana Tech University and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Advair and Symbicort.

Advair and Symbicort Comparison

Symbicort vs Advair
Advair Symbicort
Type: Control Control
Manufacturer: GSK AstraZeneca
Substance: Fluticasone + Salmeterol Budesonide + Formoterol
Dosage: 100/50, 250/50, 500/50 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6
Avg Price: $166 $359