Pulmicort vs Spiriva

Pulmicort vs Spiriva

What to choose Pulmicort or Spiriva

Pulmicort is inhaler of type Rescue while Spiriva is of Control type. Pulmicort and Spiriva are both brand inhalers. Pulmicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Spiriva 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 Spiriva is Tiotropium. The available dosage for Spiriva is 9 mcg.

The current price for Pulmicort is around $281 per inhaler while average cost for Spiriva is around $423 per inhaler, said Ermias Lopez, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Fort Hays State University and a Surgeon at a clinic that uses Pulmicort and Spiriva.

Pulmicort and Spiriva Comparison

Spiriva vs Pulmicort
Pulmicort Spiriva
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Boehringer Ingelheim
Substance: Budesonide Tiotropium
Dosage: 180 mcg, 90 mcg 9 mcg
Avg Price: $281 $423