Pulmicort vs Atrovent

Pulmicort vs Atrovent

What to choose Pulmicort or Atrovent

Pulmicort and Atrovent are inhalers both of Rescue type. Pulmicort and Atrovent are both brand inhalers. Pulmicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Atrovent is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. The main substance of Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg. The main substance of Atrovent is Ipratropium. The available dosage for Atrovent is 21 mcg.

The average price for Pulmicort is around $281 per inhaler while actual price for Atrovent is around $365 per inhaler, said Hakeem Jenkins, a Professor at the Montana State University-Billings and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Pulmicort and Atrovent.

Pulmicort and Atrovent Comparison

Atrovent vs Pulmicort
Pulmicort Atrovent
Type: Rescue Rescue
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Boehringer Ingelheim
Substance: Budesonide Ipratropium
Dosage: 180 mcg, 90 mcg 21 mcg
Avg Price: $281 $365