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A study of Parkinson’s disease treatments found that pramipexole is a cost-effective treatment for early and advanced Parkinson’s disease. The total cost-effectiveness ratio was $8,837/QALY for patients with early Parkinson’s disease and $12,294/QALY for patients with advanced disease.

Hoerger, Thomas J., Mohan V. Bala, Clayton Rowland, Marianne Greer, Elizabeth A. Chrischilles, and Robert G. Holloway. Cost Effectiveness of Pramipexole in Parkinsonâ??s Disease in the U.S. Pharmacoeconomics. 1998; 14(5): 541-57. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10344917

Reference

Title
Cost Effectiveness of Pramipexole in Parkinsonâ??s Disease in the U.S.
Publication
Pharmacoeconomics
Publication Date
1998
Authors
Hoerger, Thomas J., Mohan V. Bala, Clayton Rowland, Marianne Greer, Elizabeth A. Chrischilles, and Robert G. Holloway
Volume & Issue
Volume 14, Issue 5
Pages
541-57
URL
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