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    • Time series analyses of the effect of FDA communications on use of prescription weight loss medications 

      Block, Jason Perry; Choudhry, Niteesh Kumar; Carpenter, Daniel Paul; Fischer, Michael Adam; Brennan, Troyen Anthony; Tong, A. Y.; Matlin, O. S.; Shrank, W (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)
      OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of FDA safety communications regarding the weight loss medications sibutramine and orlistat. METHODS: The 2008 to 2011 pharmacy claims data from CVS Caremark were used to determine the ...
    • Treat or Eat: Food Insecurity, Cost-related Medication Underuse and Unmet Needs 

      Berkowitz, Seth Aloisi; Seligman, Hilary K.; Choudhry, Niteesh K (Elsevier, 2014)
      Background: Adults with chronic disease are often unable to meet medication and/or food needs, but no study has examined the relationship between cost-related medication underuse and food insecurity in a nationally ...
    • Trends in Drug Prescribing for Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture, 1995–2004 

      Cadarette, Suzanne M.; Katz, Jeffrey Neil; Brookhart, M; Levin, Raisa; Stedman, Margaret; Choudhry, Niteesh Kumar; Solomon, Daniel Hal (Journal of Rheumatology, 2008)
      Objective: To examine trends in osteoporosis drug prescribing after hip fracture from 1995 to 2004. Methods: We conducted a population-based study of enrollees in the Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the ...
    • Trends in Insulin Initiation and Treatment Intensification Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes 

      Patrick, Amanda; Fischer, Michael Adam; Choudhry, Niteesh Kumar; Shrank, W; Seeger, John; Liu, Jun; Avorn, Jerry Lewis; Polinski, Jennifer Milan (Springer Science + Business Media, 2014)
      BACKGROUND: Many patients with type 2 diabetes eventually require insulin, yet little is known about the patterns and quality of pharmacologic care received following insulin initiation. Guidelines from the American Diabetes ...
    • Type of stress ulcer prophylaxis and risk of nosocomial pneumonia in cardiac surgical patients: cohort study 

      Bateman, Brian T; Bykov, Katsiaryna; Choudhry, Niteesh K; Schneeweiss, Sebastian; Gagne, Joshua J; Polinski, Jennifer M; Franklin, Jessica M; Doherty, Michael; Fischer, Michael A; Rassen, Jeremy A (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2013)
      Objective: To examine the relation between the type of stress ulcer prophylaxis administered and the risk of postoperative pneumonia in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Design: Retrospective cohort ...