Prescription patterns following first-line new generation antidepressants for depression in Japan: a naturalistic cohort study based on a large claims database.

@article{Furukawa2013PrescriptionPF,
  title={Prescription patterns following first-line new generation antidepressants for depression in Japan: a naturalistic cohort study based on a large claims database.},
  author={Toshiaki A. Furukawa and Yoshie Onishi and Shiro Hinotsu and Aran Tajika and Nozomi Takeshima and Kiyomi Shinohara and Yusuke Ogawa and Yu Hayasaka and Koji Kawakami},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={150 3},
  pages={
          916-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have described real-world prescription patterns of first-line antidepressants for depression but little is known about their fate in terms of duration, intensity and changes. METHODS An inception cohort of new onset non-psychotic depression initiating antidepressant treatment with a new generation antidpressive agent was identified in a large health insurance claims database in Japan between 2009 and 2010. The duration and intensity of first-line antidepressants… CONTINUE READING
1
Twitter Mention

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 CITATIONS

[Unsatisfactory response: definition and involvement].

VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Health Care Databases Applied to Antidepressants Use in Asia-Pacific.

  • Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • 2014