Pulmicort vs Flovent

Pulmicort vs Flovent

What to choose Pulmicort or Flovent

Pulmicort is inhaler of type Rescue while Flovent is of Control type. Pulmicort and Flovent are both brand inhalers. Pulmicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Flovent is manufactured by GSK. The main substance of Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg. The main substance of Flovent is Fluticasone. The available dosages for Flovent are 44 mcg, 110 mcg, 220 mcg.

The current cost for Pulmicort is roughly $281 per inhaler while actual cost for Flovent is roughly $198 per inhaler, said Conner Collins, a Research Associate at the Rutgers University, Newark and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Pulmicort and Flovent.

Pulmicort and Flovent Comparison

Flovent vs Pulmicort
Pulmicort Flovent
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca GSK
Substance: Budesonide Fluticasone
Dosage: 180 mcg, 90 mcg 44 mcg, 110 mcg, 220 mcg
Avg Price: $281 $198