Ventolin vs Alvesco

Ventolin vs Alvesco

What to choose Ventolin or Alvesco

Ventolin is inhaler of type Rescue while Alvesco is of Control type. Ventolin and Alvesco are both brand inhalers. Ventolin is manufactured by pharmaceutical company GSK, while Alvesco is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Ventolin is Albuterol. The available dosage for Ventolin is 100 mcg. The main substance of Alvesco is Ciclesonide. The available dosages for Alvesco are 80 mcg, 160 mcg.

The actual price for Ventolin is around $30 per inhaler while average price for Alvesco is around $270 per inhaler, said Nico Peterson, an Adjunct Professor at the Teachers College, Columbia University and a Physician at a clinic that uses Ventolin and Alvesco.

Ventolin and Alvesco Comparison

Alvesco vs Ventolin
Ventolin Alvesco
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: GSK AstraZeneca
Substance: Albuterol Ciclesonide
Dosage: 100 mcg 80 mcg, 160 mcg
Avg Price: $30 $270