Breo vs Alvesco

Breo vs Alvesco

What to choose Breo or Alvesco

Breo is inhaler of type Rescue while Alvesco is of Control type. Breo and Alvesco are both brand inhalers. Breo is manufactured by pharmaceutical company GSK, while Alvesco is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Breo is Vilanterol. The available dosages for Breo are 100/25, 200/25. The main substance of Alvesco is Ciclesonide. The available dosages for Alvesco are 80 mcg, 160 mcg.

The average cost for Breo is around $145 per inhaler while actual price for Alvesco is around $270 per inhaler, said Luka Kelly, an Associate Professor at the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Breo and Alvesco.

Breo and Alvesco Comparison

Alvesco vs Breo
Breo Alvesco
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: GSK AstraZeneca
Substance: Vilanterol Ciclesonide
Dosage: 100/25, 200/25 80 mcg, 160 mcg
Avg Price: $145 $270