Foradil vs Pulmicort

Foradil vs Pulmicort

What to choose Foradil or Pulmicort

Foradil is inhaler of type Control while Pulmicort is of Rescue type. Foradil and Pulmicort are both brand inhalers. Foradil is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Cigna, while Pulmicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Foradil is Formoterol. The available dosage for Foradil is 12 mcg. The main substance of Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg.

The average price for Foradil is around Discontinued per inhaler while actual cost for Pulmicort is around $281 per inhaler, said Mark Robinson, an Instructor at the Trinity University and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Foradil and Pulmicort.

Foradil and Pulmicort Comparison

Pulmicort vs Foradil
Foradil Pulmicort
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: Cigna AstraZeneca
Substance: Formoterol Budesonide
Dosage: 12 mcg 180 mcg, 90 mcg
Avg Price: Discontinued $281