Xopenex vs Spiriva

Xopenex vs Spiriva

What to choose Xopenex or Spiriva

Xopenex is inhaler of type Rescue while Spiriva is of Control type. Xopenex and Spiriva are both brand inhalers. Xopenex is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Sunovion, while Spiriva is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. The main substance of Xopenex is Levalbuterol. The available dosage for Xopenex is 45 mcg. The main substance of Spiriva is Tiotropium. The available dosage for Spiriva is 9 mcg.

The actual cost for Xopenex is roughly $256 per inhaler while current cost for Spiriva is around $423 per inhaler, said Eithan Sullivan, an Instructor at the University of Oklahoma and an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at a clinic that uses Xopenex and Spiriva.

Xopenex and Spiriva Comparison

Spiriva vs Xopenex
Xopenex Spiriva
Type: Rescue Control
Manufacturer: Sunovion Boehringer Ingelheim
Substance: Levalbuterol Tiotropium
Dosage: 45 mcg 9 mcg
Avg Price: $256 $423