Symbicort vs Combivent

Symbicort vs Combivent

What to choose Symbicort or Combivent

Symbicort is inhaler of type Control while Combivent is of Rescue type. Symbicort and Combivent are both brand inhalers. Symbicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Combivent is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. 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 substances of Combivent are Ipratropium and Albuterol. The available dosage for Combivent is 20/100.

The average cost for Symbicort is around $359 per inhaler while actual price for Combivent is roughly $397 per inhaler, said Westin Peterson, a Lecturer at the Drexel University and a Patient Representative at a clinic that uses Symbicort and Combivent.

Symbicort and Combivent Comparison

Combivent vs Symbicort
Symbicort Combivent
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Boehringer Ingelheim
Substance: Budesonide + Formoterol Ipratropium + Albuterol
Dosage: 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6 20/100
Avg Price: $359 $397