Glaxo’s Zofran (ondansetron)
MD Anderson Cancer Center Division of Pharmacy reports that Zofran accounts for $6.5 mil., or close to 10%, of its budget. While the product is "very expensive," it may be cost effective when the total cost of inadequate antiemetic therapy is considered, including possible readmission of patients for rehydration, MD Anderson's Stephen Huber notes at Oct. 11-13 symposium sponsored by the center.
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