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Dose Escalation With Remicade® and Orencia®

2014-08-27 03:13:01 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to describe infliximab and abatacept dosing patterns (i.e., dosing amount and frequency) and costs among a population of managed care enrollees with RA. This study will also identify changes in infliximab and abatacept dosing over time and the implication these changes may have on the costs of medication administration.

Description

This study will be conducted in two parts. The primary analysis is a longitudinal analysis, where patients' health care claims from a period during which the patient was continuously enrolled in the health plan will be used to evaluate the primary outcome (i.e., dose escalation). The second analysis will be cross-sectional, where patients' health care claims from a fixed period of time (i.e., 2008) will be used to examine health care costs.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:01-0400

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