Costs associated with the inappropriate route of administration of parenteral histamine2-receptor antagonists.

@article{Savitsky1987CostsAW,
  title={Costs associated with the inappropriate route of administration of parenteral histamine2-receptor antagonists.},
  author={M E Savitsky and Duane M. Kirking and Linley Cornish and D J Crudo and Rosemary R. Berardi},
  journal={Drug intelligence & clinical pharmacy},
  year={1987},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={885-9}
}
The objectives were to assess the parenteral route for cimetidine and ranitidine and to determine excess medication costs associated with inappropriate use. Criteria were based on clinical situations that do not permit oral therapy, result in questionable dry absorption, or require a more rapid onset of action. The parenteral route was assessed as… CONTINUE READING