Cost-utility analysis of proton pump inhibitors and other gastro-protective agents for prevention of gastrointestinal complications in elderly patients taking nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

C Cameron, S V Van Zanten, C Skedgel, G Flowerdew, P Moayyedi, Ingrid Sketris

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Abstract

The use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) among elderly patients using nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsNSAIDs) has increased; the price of PPIs is higher than that of majority of alternative treatment strategies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1354-1364
Number of pages11
JournalAlimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Volume31
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Humans
  • Protective Agents
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors
  • Statistics as Topic

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