Pharmacoeconomic research

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Abstract

Efficacy and safety are crucial considerations in judging drugs, for example, whether or not to include them in a local formulary. More and more, pharmacoeconomic aspects are becoming of additional importance. How should we interpret such pharmacoeconomic studies? To enhance accurate interpretation of such studies among our readership, we present the basic concepts of pharmacoeconomics in this commentary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-246
Number of pages2
JournalPharmacy World & Science
Volume25
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec-2003

Keywords

  • cost-benefit analysis
  • cost-effectiveness analysis
  • cost-utility analysis
  • pharmacoeconomics

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