Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Karachai-Circassian State Technological Academy, Medical Institute

Pharmacoeconomic efficacy of complex medical and climatic treatment of atopic asthma in Teberda resort

Year: 2010, volume 6 Issue: №3 Pages: 605-607
Heading: Internal Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: Erkenova Z.T.
Organization: Karachai-Circassian State Technological Academy, Medical Institute
Summary:

120 patients with atopic asthma have been divided into two groups: the control group (60 patients) - has been treated with budesonide and formoterol combination (Cymbicort Turbuhaler) in individual doses; the main group (60 patients) additionally has being taken a course of climatic therapy in Teberda resort for 21 days. Common pharmacoeconomic analysis has been carried out with study of «expenses-efficiency» balance. Statistic results have been processed with Statistica 6,0 program. Complex of medical and climatic treatment of atopic asthma in Teberda resort promoted twice reduction of Cymbicort Turbuhaler dosage in 63,33% of patients while holding asthma control. Main group patients significantly rarely asked for stationary, out-patient or emergency aid; so it helped to reduce yearly expenses for 1 patient treatment to 51, 69%. Complex medical and climatic treatment of atopic asthma in Teberda resort allows to reduce pharmacoeconomic expenses significantly and to improve disease course

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