Proventil vs Wixela

Proventil vs Wixela

What to choose Proventil or Wixela

Proventil is inhaler of type Rescue while Wixela is of Control type. Proventil and Wixela are both brand inhalers. Proventil is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., while Wixela is manufactured by Viatris. The main substance of Proventil is Albuterol. The available dosage for Proventil is 120 mcg. The main substances of Wixela are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosage for Wixela is 250/50.

The actual cost for Proventil is around $90 per inhaler while current cost for Wixela is roughly $240 per inhaler, said Jonathan Fisher, a Research Associate at the Bradley University and a Surgeon at a clinic that uses Proventil and Wixela.

Proventil and Wixela Comparison

Wixela vs Proventil
Proventil Wixela
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Merck & Co. Viatris
Substance: Albuterol Fluticasone + Salmeterol
Dosage: 120 mcg 250/50
Avg Price: $90 $240