Alvesco vs Proventil

Alvesco vs Proventil

What to choose Alvesco or Proventil

Alvesco is inhaler of type Control while Proventil is of Rescue type. Alvesco and Proventil are both brand inhalers. Alvesco is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Proventil is manufactured by Merck & Co. The main substance of Alvesco is Ciclesonide. The available dosages for Alvesco are 80 mcg, 160 mcg. The main substance of Proventil is Albuterol. The available dosage for Proventil is 120 mcg.

The actual price for Alvesco is roughly $270 per inhaler while average price for Proventil is approximately $90 per inhaler, said Aaron Harris, an Associate Professor at the Montana State University-Bozeman and a Medical Director at a clinic that uses Alvesco and Proventil.

Alvesco and Proventil Comparison

Proventil vs Alvesco
Alvesco Proventil
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Merck & Co.
Substance: Ciclesonide Albuterol
Dosage: 80 mcg, 160 mcg 120 mcg
Avg Price: $270 $90