Xopenex vs Pulmicort

Xopenex vs Pulmicort

What to choose Xopenex or Pulmicort

Xopenex and Pulmicort are inhalers both of Rescue type. Xopenex and Pulmicort are both brand inhalers. Xopenex is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Sunovion, while Pulmicort is manufactured by AstraZeneca. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg. The main substance of Pulmicort is Budesonide. The available dosages for Pulmicort are 180 mcg, 90 mcg.

The current cost for Xopenex is around $256 per inhaler while actual price for Pulmicort is around $281 per inhaler, said Ali Richardson, a Lecturer at the Sacred Heart University (CT) and a Surgeon at a clinic that uses Xopenex and Pulmicort.

Xopenex and Pulmicort Comparison

Pulmicort vs Xopenex
Xopenex Pulmicort
Type: Rescue Rescue
Manufacturer: Sunovion AstraZeneca
Substance: Levalbuterol Budesonide
Dosage: 45 mcg 180 mcg, 90 mcg
Avg Price: $256 $281