Factors associated with prescribing restriction on oncology formulary drugs in Malaysia

@article{Fatokun2016FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with prescribing restriction on oncology formulary drugs in Malaysia},
  author={Omotayo Fatokun and Michael N Olawepo},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={1075-1079}
}
Background Drugs listed on formularies are often subjected to a variety of utilization restriction measures. However, the degree of restriction is influenced by multiple factors, including the characteristics and attributes of the listed drugs. Objective To identify the factors that are associated with the levels of prescribing restriction on oncology formulary drugs in Malaysia. Setting Oncology formulary in Malaysia. Method The Malaysia Drug Code assigned to each of the drug products on the… 

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 REFERENCES
A Review of Approaches for the Management of Specialty Pharmaceuticals in the United States
TLDR
Various strategies being implemented for specialty pharmaceutical utilization and cost management and correlated outcomes in the USA are discussed; these outcomes include enhanced health insurance plan benefit designs with formulary modifications and greater patient cost burden.
Literature review on the structure and operation of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees
TLDR
The structure and operating procedures of Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees are similar in select Western countries and information from clinical trials is the most influential factor in the decision-making process.
Drug control and formulary management in Malaysia.
  • S. Hussain
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • 2008
TLDR
Factors that may contribute to this increase include increase in drug prices, a growing and aging population, higher expectation of the public regarding equality in assessing therapy, long-term drug treatment and polypharmacy, improvements in diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and technological advancement that produces newer expensive drugs.
Experimental and clinical pharmacology Immunosuppressants - clinical applications
TLDR
Immunosuppressants are used to control severe manifestations of allergic, autoimmune and transplant-related diseases and frequently use drug combinations to minimise adverse effects and to prevent resistance to treatment.
Coverage for High‐Cost Specialty Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Medicare Part D
TLDR
The aim was to conduct the first systematic, national investigation of how Part D plans cover biologic DMARDs and to determine patients' financial burden under current cost‐sharing structures.
Medication Management
  • J. Hilliard
  • Medicine
    International ophthalmology clinics
  • 1968
TLDR
Medication management is the monitoring of medications a patient takes to confirm that the patient is complying with a medication regimen, while also ensuring the patients is avoiding potentially dangerous drug interactions and other complications.
A Prescription for Improving Drug Formulary Decision Making
TLDR
A new tool and checklist to help formularies make decisions about drug inclusion and to guide rational drug use is presented.
American society of health-system pharmacists.
  • Edward H. Lee
  • Medicine
    P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formulary management
  • 2011
TLDR
Funding is proposed for the purchase of a water filtration system for the authors' pantry, the recycling of office supplies, and the elimination of Styrofoam cups from the lunch room.
SPSS 16.0 Statistical Procedures Companion
TLDR
This book is a basic review of the underlying statistical concepts, with an emphasis on the practice of analyzing data, which is ideal for both new and experienced users.
Description And Analysis of the Va National Formulary