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  1. Market penetration of new drugs in one United Kingdom region : implications for general practitioners and administrators.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the use of new drugs in one United Kingdom region.

    Design-Examination of data on prescribing of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, new broad spectrum antibiotics, and H2 receptor antagonists.

    Calculation of number of defined daily doses prescribed each month.

    Setting-All general practices in Northern Ireland.

    Main outcome measures-Drug use index and market share of each drug.


    During 1988-91 prescribing of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors increased by 126%, of H2 receptor antagonists by 46%, and of new antibiotics by 207%. The first drug on the market usually retained the largest market share.

    Use of oral antibiotics increased threefold respective of the reporting policy of the general practitioners local laboratory.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traitement, Homme, Chimiothérapie, Grande Bretagne, Indication, Pénétration marché, Médecin, Médicament, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Treatment, Human, Chemotherapy, Great Britain, Indication, Market penetration, Physician, Drug, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0040556

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 199406.