ACMT Position Statement: Addressing the Rising Cost of Prescription Antidotes

Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi, Andrew Stolbach, Lewis S. Nelson

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Abstract

Antidotal therapy is an essential component of poisoning management. In recent years, there have been unprecedented increases in the costs of antidotes. The American College of Medical Toxicology calls upon providers, hospitals, formularies pharmaceutical industry, government, insurance companies, and pharmacy benefit managers to adopt practices to ensure that antidotes are available to our patients and price are based on value and cost.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Toxicology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Nov 28 2017

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Antidotes
Prescriptions
Hospital Formularies
Costs and Cost Analysis
Drug Industry
Insurance
Toxicology
Poisoning
Costs
Industry
Managers
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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ACMT Position Statement : Addressing the Rising Cost of Prescription Antidotes. / Mazer-Amirshahi, Maryann; Stolbach, Andrew; Nelson, Lewis S.

In: Journal of Medical Toxicology, 28.11.2017, p. 1-4.

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