Primatene vs Wixela

Primatene vs Wixela

What to choose Primatene or Wixela

Primatene is inhaler of type Rescue while Wixela is of Control type. Primatene and Wixela are both brand inhalers. Primatene is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, while Wixela is manufactured by Viatris. The main substance of Primatene is Epinephrine. The available dosage for Primatene is 0.22 mg. The main substances of Wixela are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosage for Wixela is 250/50.

The current cost for Primatene is roughly Discontinued per inhaler while current cost for Wixela is approximately $240 per inhaler, said Bobby Martin, an Associate Professor at the Wilberforce University and a Surgeon at a clinic that uses Primatene and Wixela.

Primatene and Wixela Comparison

Wixela vs Primatene
Primatene Wixela
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Viatris
Substance: Epinephrine Fluticasone + Salmeterol
Dosage: 0.22 mg 250/50
Avg Price: $36 $240