Symbicort vs Flovent

Symbicort vs Flovent

What to choose Symbicort or Flovent

Symbicort and Flovent are inhalers both of Control type. Symbicort and Flovent are both brand inhalers. Symbicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Flovent 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 Flovent is Fluticasone. The available dosages for Flovent are 44 mcg, 110 mcg, 220 mcg.

The actual price for Symbicort is around $359 per inhaler while average price for Flovent is approximately $198 per inhaler, said Silas Hall, a Research Associate at the Black Hills State University and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Symbicort and Flovent.

Symbicort and Flovent Comparison

Flovent vs Symbicort
Symbicort Flovent
Type: Control Control
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca GSK
Substance: Budesonide + Formoterol Fluticasone
Dosage: 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6 44 mcg, 110 mcg, 220 mcg
Avg Price: $359 $198