Proventil vs Advair
What to choose Proventil or Advair
Proventil is inhaler of type Rescue while Advair is of Control type. Proventil and Advair are both brand inhalers. Proventil is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., while Advair is manufactured by GSK. The main substance of Proventil is Albuterol. The available dosage for Proventil is 120 mcg. The main substances of Advair are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosages for Advair are 100/50, 250/50, 500/50.
The actual price for Proventil is around $90 per inhaler while current cost for Advair is approximately $166 per inhaler, said Scott Richardson, a Research Assistant at the University of Minnesota-Morris and a Medical Director at a clinic that uses Proventil and Advair.
Proventil and Advair Comparison
|Manufacturer:||Merck & Co.||GSK|
|Substance:||Albuterol||Fluticasone + Salmeterol|
|Dosage:||120 mcg||100/50, 250/50, 500/50|