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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Pharmacy World & Science|
|Publication status||Published - Dec-2003|
- cost-benefit analysis
- cost-effectiveness analysis
- cost-utility analysis