Pulmicort vs Advair

Pulmicort vs Advair

What to choose Pulmicort or Advair

Pulmicort is inhaler of type Rescue while Advair is of Control type. Pulmicort and Advair are both brand inhalers. Pulmicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Advair is manufactured by GSK. The main substance of Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg. The main substances of Advair are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosages for Advair are 100/50, 250/50, 500/50.

The current price for Pulmicort is around $281 per inhaler while actual price for Advair is approximately $166 per inhaler, said Kayden Cox, an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma and a Physician at a clinic that uses Pulmicort and Advair.

Pulmicort and Advair Comparison

Advair vs Pulmicort
Pulmicort Advair
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca GSK
Substance: Budesonide Fluticasone + Salmeterol
Dosage: 180 mcg, 90 mcg 100/50, 250/50, 500/50
Avg Price: $281 $166