Oral hypoglycaemic agents prescribing patterns in Portuguese type 2 diabetics: 2004 -2008
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: DUARTE-RAMOS, Filipa (Faculty of Pharmacy - Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Cabrita da Silva, Jose (Faculty of Pharmacy - Lisbon University, LISBON, Portugal)
BACKGROUND: Drug use pattern is a keystone in pharmacoepidemiological research, namely the identification of the drugs most commonly used, in which combinations and doses. OBJECTIVE: To study and compare the prescribing patterns of oral hypoglycaemic agents (OHAs) in a Portuguese type 2 diabetic sample in 2 time moments: 2004 and 2008. METHODS:.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.