The cost effectiveness of rofecoxib and celecoxib in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis

Source:
NHS Economic Evaluation Database - NHS EED
Publication date:
30 April 2004

Abstract

Bibliographic details

Maetzel A, Krahn M, Naglie G.  The cost effectiveness of rofecoxib and celecoxib in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism (Arthritis Care and Research) 2003; 49(3): 283-292

Status

This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Index terms

Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Arthritis, Rheumatoid /drug therapy /physiopathology; Canada; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Drug Costs; Female; Gastrointestinal Diseases /chemically induced; Humans; Lactones /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Male; Markov Chains; Middle Aged; Osteoarthritis /drug therapy /physiopathology; Pyrazoles; Quality of Life; Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Risk Factors; Sulfonamides /adverse effects /economics /therapeutic use; Sulfones