Atrovent vs Xopenex

Atrovent vs Xopenex

What to choose Atrovent or Xopenex

Atrovent and Xopenex are inhalers both of Rescue type. Atrovent and Xopenex are both brand inhalers. Atrovent is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, while Xopenex is manufactured by Sunovion. The main substance of Atrovent is Ipratropium. The available dosage for Atrovent is 21 mcg. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg.

The current price for Atrovent is roughly $365 per inhaler while current price for Xopenex is around $256 per inhaler, said Dior Wright, an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Atrovent and Xopenex.

Atrovent and Xopenex Comparison

Xopenex vs Atrovent
Atrovent Xopenex
Type: Rescue Rescue
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Sunovion
Substance: Ipratropium Levalbuterol
Dosage: 21 mcg 45 mcg
Avg Price: $365 $256