|Project Title||Parkinson’s Disease Medication Use|
Friday, June 7, 2013
Modular program-based one-time assessment of the use of three different drugs for Parkinson’s Disease, carbidopa/levodopa, entacapone, and combination product carbidopa, levodopa, and entacapone (Stalevo), in the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database. Two categories of counts were generated: (1) incident counts with respect to each of the medications, and (2) prevalent counts (i.e., counts of users with at least one dispensing during the period of interest [January 2000- December 2010]). Modular programs are adaptable standardized programs. Results were generated using Modular Program 1; click here for more information. Programs were executed in February 2011.
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combination product of carbidopa
levodopa and entacapone (Stalevo)
|Population / Cohort|
January 1, 2000 - December 31, 2010
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)