Qvar vs Alvesco

Qvar vs Alvesco

What to choose Qvar or Alvesco

Qvar and Alvesco are inhalers both of Control type. Qvar and Alvesco are both brand inhalers. Qvar is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Teva, while Alvesco is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Qvar is Beclomethasone. The available dosages for Qvar are 40 mcg, 80 mcg. The main substance of Alvesco is Ciclesonide. The available dosages for Alvesco are 80 mcg, 160 mcg.

The current cost for Qvar is approximately $276 per inhaler while average cost for Alvesco is approximately $270 per inhaler, said Colten Rivera, a Lecturer at the University of Notre Dame and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Qvar and Alvesco.

Qvar and Alvesco Comparison

Alvesco vs Qvar
Qvar Alvesco
Type: Control Control
Manufacturer: Teva AstraZeneca
Substance: Beclomethasone Ciclesonide
Dosage: 40 mcg, 80 mcg 80 mcg, 160 mcg
Avg Price: $276 $270