Atrovent vs Primatene

Atrovent vs Primatene

What to choose Atrovent or Primatene

Atrovent and Primatene are inhalers both of Rescue type. Atrovent and Primatene are both brand inhalers. Atrovent is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, while Primatene is manufactured by Amphastar Pharmaceuticals. The main substance of Atrovent is Ipratropium. The available dosage for Atrovent is 21 mcg. The main substance of Primatene is Epinephrine. The available dosage for Primatene is 0.22 mg.

The average price for Atrovent is around $365 per inhaler while current cost for Primatene is roughly Discontinued per inhaler, said Marcus Thompson, an Associate Professor at the University of the Pacific and a Medical Director at a clinic that uses Atrovent and Primatene.

Atrovent and Primatene Comparison

Primatene vs Atrovent
Atrovent Primatene
Type: Rescue Rescue
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Amphastar Pharmaceuticals
Substance: Ipratropium Epinephrine
Dosage: 21 mcg 0.22 mg
Avg Price: $365 $36