Cost Analysis of the Treatment of Schizophrenia in the UK

  title={Cost Analysis of the Treatment of Schizophrenia in the UK},
  author={Dr Stephen Almond and O. A. O’Donnell},
Objective: To compare the costs of 2 atypical drug therapies (olanzapine and risperidone)with one another and with a conventional antipsychotic (haloperidol) in the treatment of schizophrenia. Design and setting: The analysis is based on a simulation model with parameter values taken mainly from clinical trial data in patients with schizophrenia, and was conducted within a UK context. Results: The 3 therapies are approximately cost neutral over a 5-year period (olanzapine £35 701, risperidone… CONTINUE READING


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