Alvesco vs Primatene

Alvesco vs Primatene

What to choose Alvesco or Primatene

Alvesco is inhaler of type Control while Primatene is of Rescue type. Alvesco and Primatene are both brand inhalers. Alvesco is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Primatene is manufactured by Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. The main substance of Alvesco is Ciclesonide. The available dosages for Alvesco are 80 mcg, 160 mcg. The main substance of Primatene is Epinephrine. The available dosage for Primatene is 0.22 mg.

The average cost for Alvesco is around $270 per inhaler while current cost for Primatene is around Discontinued per inhaler, said Bryce Murphy, a Research Associate at the Wright State University and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Alvesco and Primatene.

Alvesco and Primatene Comparison

Primatene vs Alvesco
Alvesco Primatene
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Amphastar Pharmaceuticals
Substance: Ciclesonide Epinephrine
Dosage: 80 mcg, 160 mcg 0.22 mg
Avg Price: $270 $36