Qvar vs Symbicort

Qvar vs Symbicort

What to choose Qvar or Symbicort

Qvar and Symbicort are inhalers both of Control type. Qvar and Symbicort are both brand inhalers. Qvar is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Teva, while Symbicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Qvar is Beclomethasone. The available dosages for Qvar are 40 mcg, 80 mcg. The main substances of Symbicort are Budesonide and Formoterol. The available dosages for Symbicort are 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6.

The actual price for Qvar is roughly $276 per inhaler while average cost for Symbicort is roughly $359 per inhaler, said Rio Parker, an Associate Professor at the Saint John's University (NY) and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Qvar and Symbicort.

Qvar and Symbicort Comparison

Symbicort vs Qvar
Qvar Symbicort
Type: Control Control
Manufacturer: Teva AstraZeneca
Substance: Beclomethasone Budesonide + Formoterol
Dosage: 40 mcg, 80 mcg 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6
Avg Price: $276 $359