Primatene vs Xopenex

Primatene vs Xopenex

What to choose Primatene or Xopenex

Primatene and Xopenex are inhalers both of Rescue type. Primatene and Xopenex are both brand inhalers. Primatene is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, while Xopenex is manufactured by Sunovion. The main substance of Primatene is Epinephrine. The available dosage for Primatene is 0.22 mg. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg.

The current cost for Primatene is roughly Discontinued per inhaler while average cost for Xopenex is around $256 per inhaler, said Brayden Morris, an Assistant Professor at the Xavier University of Louisiana and a Physician at a clinic that uses Primatene and Xopenex.

Primatene and Xopenex Comparison

Xopenex vs Primatene
Primatene Xopenex
Type: Rescue Rescue
Manufacturer: Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Sunovion
Substance: Epinephrine Levalbuterol
Dosage: 0.22 mg 45 mcg
Avg Price: $36 $256