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Title:
   Trends in Antiparkinson Agents Utilization and Expenditures for the U.S Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1996 and 2007
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 270
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 10, 2009
Description:
   For prescription antiparkinson agents, the Brief compares 1996 and 2007 purchases and expenditure estimates for adults age 18 and older. Only prescribed medicine purchases in an outpatient setting are included in the estimates presented in this Brief. Total prescribed medicine purchases of antiparkinson agents for adults increased about 75 percent from 1996 to 2007, rising from 8.0 million prescription purchases to 14.0 million prescription purchases.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st270/stat270.pdf (446 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st270/stat270.shtml
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