Qvar vs Xopenex

Qvar vs Xopenex

What to choose Qvar or Xopenex

Qvar is inhaler of type Control while Xopenex is of Rescue type. Qvar and Xopenex are both brand inhalers. Qvar is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Teva, while Xopenex is manufactured by Sunovion. The main substance of Qvar is Beclomethasone. The available dosages for Qvar are 40 mcg, 80 mcg. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg.

The average cost for Qvar is around $276 per inhaler while actual cost for Xopenex is roughly $256 per inhaler, said Ahmir Wood, a Research Assistant at the Bradley University and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Qvar and Xopenex.

Qvar and Xopenex Comparison

Xopenex vs Qvar
Qvar Xopenex
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: Teva Sunovion
Substance: Beclomethasone Levalbuterol
Dosage: 40 mcg, 80 mcg 45 mcg
Avg Price: $276 $256