Symbicort vs Pulmicort

Symbicort vs Pulmicort

What to choose Symbicort or Pulmicort

Symbicort is inhaler of type Control while Pulmicort is of Rescue type. Symbicort and Pulmicort are both brand inhalers. Symbicort and Pulmicort are both manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. 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 Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg.

The actual price for Symbicort is approximately $359 per inhaler while current price for Pulmicort is approximately $281 per inhaler, said Salvador Fisher, a Scientist at the Hawaii Pacific University and a Physician at a clinic that uses Symbicort and Pulmicort.

Symbicort and Pulmicort Comparison

Pulmicort vs Symbicort
Symbicort Pulmicort
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca AstraZeneca
Substance: Budesonide + Formoterol Budesonide
Dosage: 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6 180 mcg, 90 mcg
Avg Price: $359 $281