Journal article

Understanding the effects on HR-QoL of treatment for overactive bladder: a detailed analysis of EQ-5D clinical trial data for mirabegron.

M Pavesi, N Devlin, Z Hakimi, J Nazir, M Herdman, C Hoyle, IA Odeyemi

J Med Econ | Published : 2013


BACKGROUND: Analysis of EQ-5D data often focuses on changes in utility, ignoring valuable information from other parts of the instrument. The objective was to explore how the utility index, EQ-5D profile, and EQ-VAS captured change in clinical trials of mirabegron, a new treatment for overactive bladder (OAB). DATA: Data were pooled from three phase III clinical trials that investigated the efficacy and safety of mirabegron vs placebo. Tolterodine ER 4 mg was included as an active control in one study: (1) placebo, mirabegron 50 mg and 100 mg, and tolterodine 4 mg ER; (2) placebo, mirabegron 50 mg and 100 mg; (3) placebo, and mirabegron 25 mg and 50 mg. Data were collected at baseline, week ..

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