SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP1 agonists not cost-effective as first-line therapies


Time : 6th of October 2022 10:22:19 AM
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A study says that prices of these drugs should drop by a minimum of 70% for them to become cost-effective as first-line anti-diabetic therapies in the US. The underlying reasons for their poor cost-effectiveness compared to first-line metformin therapy are the lower QoL due to injections and higher prices. But, these drugs had the benefits of lower macrovascular complications.

  Medwire News

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first-line, anti-diabetic, SGLT2, GLP1, metformin

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