Symbicort vs Breo
What to choose Symbicort or Breo
Symbicort is inhaler of type Control while Breo is of Rescue type. Symbicort and Breo are both brand inhalers. Symbicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Breo is manufactured by GSK. 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 main substance of Breo is Vilanterol. The available dosages for Breo are 100/25, 200/25.
The current price for Symbicort is roughly $359 per inhaler while actual cost for Breo is roughly $145 per inhaler, said Atlas Morris, a Scholar at the Brandeis University and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Symbicort and Breo.
Symbicort and Breo Comparison
|Substance:||Budesonide + Formoterol||Vilanterol|
|Dosage:||100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6||100/25, 200/25|