ObjectiveTo conduct a proof-of-concept study comparing Lorenz-curve analysis (LCA) with power-law (exponential function) analysis (PLA), by applying segmented regression modeling to 1-year prescription claims data for three medications—alprazolam, opioids, and gabapentin—to predict abuse and/or diversion using power-law zone (PLZ) classification.ResultsIn 1-year baseline...
& Kathleen A. Fairman Background Among US adults, utilization of pharmacotherapy for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has increased more than ninefold since 1995-1996. Potential
Peckham, Kathleen A Fairman, David A Sclar Department of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy – Glendale, Glendale, AZ, USA Background: The prevalence of comorbid depression in
Cathryn A Carroll Kathleen A Fairman Maureen J Lage Background: For patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), previous research identified key disease sequelae as important cost drivers and suggested