Pharmacoeconomics: theory and practice
№3, 2017, Vol.5
This article focuses on pharmacoeconomical analysis of effectiveness in the treatment of arterial hypertension(AH). This article describes the main stage of the effectiveness analysis which is information research, and the criteria for including publications in effectiveness analysis. The articles includes the rationale for using the effectiveness endpoints for this nosology, and the use of questionnaires for effectiveness analysis.
The article aims to review issues of choice of drugs clinical effectiveness evaluation during pharmacoeconomic studies. It also includes effectiveness criteria classification in pharmacoeconomics. Special attention is paid to the description of the effectiveness criteria using both duration and quality of life: description of their methodological basis, advantages and limitations. The authors provide recommendations for the choice of effectiveness criteria, depending on pharmacoeconomic analysis method; the target audience for results of pharmacoeconomic analysis, and the characteristics of nosology.