Table 4: Days’ Supply for Available Short-Acting Beta2-Adrenergic Agent Metered-Dose Inhalers (Adult and Pediatric Patients) - Monotherapy

Drug # of Actuations Per Canister Days’ Supply (based on maximum dose per day) +
Albuterol (ProAir HFA®)
  • 8.5 g canister
200 ~ 16 days
Albuterol (ProAir RespiClick®)
  • 0.65 g inhaler
200 ~16 days
Albuterol (ProAir Digihaler®)
  • 0.65 g inhaler
200 ~16 days
Albuterol (Proventil HFA®)
  • 6.7 g canister
200 ~16 days
Albuterol (Ventolin HFA®) 
  • 8 g canister
  • 18 g canister
60
200
5 days
~16 days
Levalbuterol (Xopenex HFA®)
  • 8.4 g canister 
  • 15 g canister
80
200
~6 days
~ 16 days

Legend:

  • + calculated based on canister size and maximum dose allowed per day (summarized in Tables 1 and 2)