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Table 5 Cost of Inhaled Corticosteroids at various doses

From: Inhaled ciclesonide versus inhaled budesonide or inhaled beclomethasone or inhaled fluticasone for chronic asthma in adults: a systematic review

ICS Inhaler Ex-valve Daily dose (mcg) Cost for 28 days treatment (€)
Beclomethasone MDI 100 1.29
Beclomethasone MDI 400 2.28
Beclomethasone MDI 1000 9.16
Budesonide Turbohaler 100 2.05
Budesonide Turbohaler 400 10.36
Budesonide Turbohaler 800 20.72
Fluticasone HFA MDI 100 2.53
Fluticasone HFA MDI 500 19.84
Fluticasone HFA MDI 1000 33.73
Ciclesonide HFA MDI 100 6.66
Ciclesonide HFA MDI 400 15.68
Ciclesonide HFA MDI 1000 47.04
  1. Source: Department of Health Drug Tariff May 2005