Xopenex vs Alvesco

Xopenex vs Alvesco

What to choose Xopenex or Alvesco

Xopenex is inhaler of type Rescue while Alvesco is of Control type. Xopenex and Alvesco are both brand inhalers. Xopenex is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Sunovion, while Alvesco is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg. The main substance of Alvesco is Ciclesonide. The available dosages for Alvesco are 80 mcg, 160 mcg.

The actual cost for Xopenex is roughly $256 per inhaler while average cost for Alvesco is approximately $270 per inhaler, said Leif White, a Research Assistant at the Bowie State University and a Surgeon at a clinic that uses Xopenex and Alvesco.

Xopenex and Alvesco Comparison

Alvesco vs Xopenex
Xopenex Alvesco
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Sunovion AstraZeneca
Substance: Levalbuterol Ciclesonide
Dosage: 45 mcg 80 mcg, 160 mcg
Avg Price: $256 $270