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  1. A cost analysis of topical drug regimens for dermatophyte infections.

    Article - En anglais


    - To examine the extra cost of using higher-priced drugs as initial therapy for dermatophyte infections, because the many available effective drugs vary considerably in cost.


    - Cost analysis from the purchaser's perspective, comparing two prototypical regimens to treat tinea pedis : one in which all patients initially receive a lower-priced drug and those with unresponsive infections receive a higher-priced drug at a follow-up office visit, and one in which all patients receive the higher-priced drug from the outset.

    The reference drug was miconazole, an imidazole available without a prescription, for which reported overall efficacy rates are 70% to 100%.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mycose, Infection, Dermatophyte, Homme, Chimiothérapie, Traitement, Coût, Economie santé, Voie externe, Peau pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mycosis, Infection, Dermatophyte, Human, Chemotherapy, Treatment, Costs, Health economy, Topical administration, Skin disease

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

    Cote : 95-0175978

    Code Inist : 002B05D02B. Création : 09/06/1995.