ProAir vs Symbicort

ProAir vs Symbicort

What to choose ProAir or Symbicort

ProAir is inhaler of type Rescue while Symbicort is of Control type. ProAir and Symbicort are both brand inhalers. ProAir is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Teva, while Symbicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of ProAir is Albuterol. The available dosages for ProAir are 90mcg, 108mcg. The main substances of Symbicort are Budesonide and Formoterol. The available dosages for Symbicort are 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6.

The average cost for ProAir is roughly $67 per inhaler while average cost for Symbicort is approximately $359 per inhaler, said Kason Lewis, a Research Associate at the Sonoma State University and a Surgeon at a clinic that uses ProAir and Symbicort.

ProAir and Symbicort Comparison

Symbicort vs ProAir
ProAir Symbicort
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Teva AstraZeneca
Substance: Albuterol Budesonide + Formoterol
Dosage: 90mcg, 108mcg 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6
Avg Price: $67 $359