Qvar vs Pulmicort

Qvar vs Pulmicort

What to choose Qvar or Pulmicort

Qvar is inhaler of type Control while Pulmicort is of Rescue type. Qvar and Pulmicort are both brand inhalers. Qvar is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Teva, while Pulmicort 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 Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg.

The average cost for Qvar is approximately $276 per inhaler while average price for Pulmicort is approximately $281 per inhaler, said Gordon Johnson, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Physician at a clinic that uses Qvar and Pulmicort.

Qvar and Pulmicort Comparison

Pulmicort vs Qvar
Qvar Pulmicort
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: Teva AstraZeneca
Substance: Beclomethasone Budesonide
Dosage: 40 mcg, 80 mcg 180 mcg, 90 mcg
Avg Price: $276 $281