Proventil vs Symbicort

Proventil vs Symbicort

What to choose Proventil or Symbicort

Proventil is inhaler of type Rescue while Symbicort is of Control type. Proventil and Symbicort are both brand inhalers. Proventil is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., while Symbicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Proventil is Albuterol. The available dosage for Proventil is 120 mcg. 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 current cost for Proventil is roughly $90 per inhaler while current price for Symbicort is approximately $359 per inhaler, said Dayton Young, a Lecturer at the Pembroke State University and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Proventil and Symbicort.

Proventil and Symbicort Comparison

Symbicort vs Proventil
Proventil Symbicort
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Merck & Co. AstraZeneca
Substance: Albuterol Budesonide + Formoterol
Dosage: 120 mcg 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6
Avg Price: $90 $359