Ventolin vs Pulmicort

Ventolin vs Pulmicort

What to choose Ventolin or Pulmicort

Ventolin and Pulmicort are inhalers both of Rescue type. Ventolin and Pulmicort are both brand inhalers. Ventolin is manufactured by pharmaceutical company GSK, while Pulmicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Ventolin is Albuterol. The available dosage for Ventolin is 100 mcg. The main substance of Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg.

The average cost for Ventolin is approximately $30 per inhaler while average cost for Pulmicort is around $281 per inhaler, said Azariah Baker, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Ventolin and Pulmicort.

Ventolin and Pulmicort Comparison

Pulmicort vs Ventolin
Ventolin Pulmicort
Type: Rescue Rescue
Manufacturer: GSK AstraZeneca
Substance: Albuterol Budesonide
Dosage: 100 mcg 180 mcg, 90 mcg
Avg Price: $30 $281