Spiriva vs Symbicort
What to choose Spiriva or Symbicort
Spiriva and Symbicort are inhalers both of Control type. Spiriva and Symbicort are both brand inhalers. Spiriva is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, while Symbicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Spiriva is Tiotropium. The available dosage for Spiriva is 9 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 average price for Spiriva is around $423 per inhaler while average price for Symbicort is approximately $359 per inhaler, said Joseph Cooper, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a Physician at a clinic that uses Spiriva and Symbicort.
Spiriva and Symbicort Comparison
|Substance:||Tiotropium||Budesonide + Formoterol|
|Dosage:||9 mcg||100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6|