Spiriva vs Advair
What to choose Spiriva or Advair
Spiriva and Advair are inhalers both of Control type. Spiriva and Advair are both brand inhalers. Spiriva is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, while Advair is manufactured by GSK. The main substance of Spiriva is Tiotropium. The available dosage for Spiriva is 9 mcg. The main substances of Advair are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosages for Advair are 100/50, 250/50, 500/50.
The actual cost for Spiriva is approximately $423 per inhaler while actual cost for Advair is around $166 per inhaler, said Damon Carter, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a Patient Representative at a clinic that uses Spiriva and Advair.
Spiriva and Advair Comparison
|Substance:||Tiotropium||Fluticasone + Salmeterol|
|Dosage:||9 mcg||100/50, 250/50, 500/50|