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Eva Lesén, Karolina Andersson Sundell, Anders Carlsten, Ann-Charlotte Mårdby, Anna K Jönsson
BACKGROUND: In the Swedish reimbursement scheme, the co-payment is based on the price of the product and decreases in a stepwise manner as the total accumulated co-payment increases. The aim of this study was to analyse how refill adherence in Sweden varies according to patient's co-payment level for medicines, with antiepileptic drug (AED) use as an example. METHODS: Prevalent AED users aged 18-85 years who purchased an AED between 1 January and 30 June 2007 were identified in the Swedish Prescribed Drug Register and followed for a maximum of 2 years...
February 2014: European Journal of Public Health
B Roed-Petersen
Patients with hyperplastic states of the gingiva, i.e., phenytoin hyperplasia, nifedipine hyperplasia, cyclosporin hyperplasia, gingival fibromatosis and others may be treated by laser gingivectomy as no bone surgery is involved in these cases. Patients who are mentally retarded may represent special care problems postoperatively after conventional surgical gingivectomy i.e., unintentional removal of surgical dressing, postoperative bleeding etc. Therefore, the potential use of CO2-laser gingivectomy for mentally retarded persons was evaluated in a prospective study comprising 15 patients with fenytoin hyperplasia of the gingiva...
November 1993: Journal of Clinical Periodontology
B B Andersen, A Møller, L Gram, N O Jensen, M Dam
Phenytoin (PHT) is considered a first or second choice in the treatment of status epilepticus that is refractory to benzodiazepines. The use of an intravenous bolus injection of PHT is hazardous due to the risk of cardiac conduction disturbances, dose-dependent side effects in general, as well as the possibility of severe necrotic lesions in case of extravasation. We compared the number and intensity of side effects and serum level profiles of a highly concentrated, non-dilutable bolus (46 mg/ml) of PHT [Fenytoin, DAK] with a dilutable standard solution (1...
March 1992: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica
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