Abiola O Oladapo

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OBJECTIVES (1) Describe ADHD medication use, adherence and persistence. (2) Determine factors (e.g., medication type, demographics, concomitant medication use) associated with ADHD medication adherence and persistence. (3) Compare ADHD medication costs. METHODS Continuously enrolled Texas Medicaid children (3-18 years) with ≥ 2 ADHD prescription claims(More)
BACKGROUND Adalimumab (Humira [ADA]), etanercept (Enbrel [ETN]), and infliximab (Remicade [IFX]) are tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors indicated for the treatment of a variety of disorders. While their effectiveness has not been directly compared in a clinical trial, results from the majority of the indirect treatment comparisons suggest comparable(More)
This study assessed the state of health economic evaluation (including pharmacoeconomic) research in Nigeria. A literature search was conducted to identify health economic articles pertaining to Nigeria. Two reviewers independently scored each article in the final sample using a data collection form designed for the study. A total of 44 studies(More)
BACKGROUND Adherence to oral antidiabetic (OAD) medications is essential in achieving glycemic control and slowing the progression of diabeties-related complications such as neuropathic pain. OAD medication adherence has been suboptimal and adding neuropathic pain medications may negatively affect adherence. However, little is known about adherence to(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide a summary of published survey articles regarding the provision of medication therapy management (MTM) services in the United States. METHODS A literature search was conducted to identify original articles on MTM-related surveys conducted in the United States, involving community and outpatient pharmacists, physicians, patients, or(More)
BACKGROUND Economic factors are a limiting factor toward the implementation of many health programmes and interventions. Economic evaluation has a great potential to contribute toward cost-effective healthcare delivery in South Africa. Little is known about the characteristics and quality of health economic (including pharmacoeconomic) research in South(More)
INTRODUCTION Prophylaxis is effective in reducing the number of bleeding episodes in patients with severe or moderately severe haemophilia A and B, including those with inhibitors. However, data, predominantly from observational studies, suggest more equivocal effects on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). AIM To examine the impact of prophylaxis on(More)
BACKGROUND Hemophilia patients use factor-clotting concentrates (factor VIII for hemophilia A and factor IX for hemophilia B) for improved blood clotting. These products are used to prevent or stop bleeding episodes. However, some hemophilia patients develop inhibitors (i.e., the patient's immune system develops antibodies against these factor(More)