Cost Effectiveness of Adjunctive Quetiapine Fumarate Extended-Release Tablets with Mood Stabilizers in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder

@article{Woodward2010CostEO,
  title={Cost Effectiveness of Adjunctive Quetiapine Fumarate Extended-Release Tablets with Mood Stabilizers in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder},
  author={Tatia Chay Woodward and Dr Eskinder Tafesse and Peter L. Quon and Arthur Lazarus},
  journal={PharmacoEconomics},
  year={2010},
  volume={28},
  pages={751-764}
}
Background: Bipolar I disorder (BPD I) is a recurrent illness that affects 1%of the US population and constitutes a large economic burden. However, few studies have investigated the cost effectiveness of maintenance treatment options for BPD I. Objective: To determine the cost effectiveness of maintenance treatment with quetiapine fumarate extended-release (XR) tablets in combination with mood stabilizers (lithium or divalproex) in comparison with the following treatments: placebo in… CONTINUE READING

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