Xopenex vs Advair

Xopenex vs Advair

What to choose Xopenex or Advair

Xopenex is inhaler of type Rescue while Advair is of Control type. Xopenex and Advair are both brand inhalers. Xopenex is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Sunovion, while Advair is manufactured by GSK. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg. The main substances of Advair are Fluticasone and Salmeterol. The available dosages for Advair are 100/50, 250/50, 500/50.

The actual price for Xopenex is around $256 per inhaler while actual cost for Advair is roughly $166 per inhaler, said Colt Foster, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and a Medical Assistant at a clinic that uses Xopenex and Advair.

Xopenex and Advair Comparison

Advair vs Xopenex
Xopenex Advair
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Sunovion GSK
Substance: Levalbuterol Fluticasone + Salmeterol
Dosage: 45 mcg 100/50, 250/50, 500/50
Avg Price: $256 $166