The researchers observed that previous studies of dermatologic diseases have shown a much higher prevalence of depression in patients with CLE—in some cases double or triple that of the general population.
Dr Doshi and colleagues used the study sample to predict what costs would have been using the MedPAC proposals and found that for patients using specialty RA drugs, the OOP costs would remain front loaded into the beginning of the year, ranging from $512 to $1076 per month from January to May.
According to the results of 2 separate clinical trials presented at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, apalutamide and enzalutamide reduced the risk for metastasis and prolonged metastasis-free survival in patients with nonmetastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer.
As of December 2017, 32 states and the District of Columbia have adopted USP 797 into law, including New Hampshire. Once adopted, a state agency, which is typically the state’s Board of Pharmacy, must be appointed to oversee and enforce these standards.