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Incident Utilization Patterns of Obesity Drugs: A Descriptive Analysis

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Medical Product
    obesity drugs

    This report presents counts of nine generic names of obesity drugs contained in the National Drug Code (NDC) directory. Results include total and incident counts of dispensing of the selected drugs (generic names) among enrolled members in the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD). Counts and incidence are calculated with 90-day, 180-day, and 270-day washout periods. Results are stratified by year.

    The study period includes data from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2017. We distributed this request to 17 Sentinel Data Partners on May 15, 2019. This report includes data from 16 Sentinel Data Partners.

    Additional Details
    FDA Center
    Time Period
    January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2017
    Analysis Type
    Summary Table
    Population / Cohort
    All individuals
    Data Sources
    Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD)