Brand, bottle size, overflow affect annual cost of glaucoma drugs

Boyle, Erin L.
July 2008
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p21
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study which found that drug brand and bottle size can have an effect on the cost and amount of glaucoma medication that patients receive and could be considered a factor in choosing a therapy. Among glaucoma medications in various bottle sizes examined in the study include prostaglandin analogues and Cosopt. The study found that generic timolol had the lowest annual cost while Alphagan P had the highest yearly cost.


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