Symbicort vs Ventolin

Symbicort vs Ventolin

What to choose Symbicort or Ventolin

Symbicort is inhaler of type Control while Ventolin is of Rescue type. Symbicort and Ventolin are both brand inhalers. Symbicort is manufactured by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, while Ventolin 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 Ventolin is Albuterol. The available dosage for Ventolin is 100 mcg.

The actual price for Symbicort is approximately $359 per inhaler while average cost for Ventolin is around $30 per inhaler, said Dawson Phillips, a Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and a Patient Representative at a clinic that uses Symbicort and Ventolin.

Symbicort and Ventolin Comparison

Ventolin vs Symbicort
Symbicort Ventolin
Type: Control Rescue
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca GSK
Substance: Budesonide + Formoterol Albuterol
Dosage: 100/6, 160/4.5, 200/6, 400/6 100 mcg
Avg Price: $359 $30