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Table 2 Cost inputs into the economic model (2011€)

From: Pharmacoeconomic analysis of paliperidone palmitate for treating schizophrenia in Greece

Resource Item Unit Cost Source
Drugs paliperidone palmitate mg € 2.90 calculation*
  risperidone microspheres mg € 2.52 calculation
  olanzapine tablets mg € 0.27 calculation
  clozapine tablets mg € 0.0023 calculation
Medical visit/injection 1 visit € 10.12 Geitona [20], Urdahl [42]
Hospital emergency room 1 visit € 50.00 Syriopoulou [43]
  hospital bed acute care 21 days € 146 for the first 21 days DRG tariffs‡
  hospital bed acute care 1 day € 45.00/day after 21 days DRG tariffs‡
  day hospital 1 day € 36.86 Geitona [20], Urdahl [42]
  1. *Based on available EU prices in the 22 countries used for reference pricing in Greece at the end of September 2011.
  2. †Based on hospital prices published in Price Bulletin 4/8/2011 and IMS Greece market shares July 2011.
  3. ‡Calculation based on officially published Ministry of Health Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) tariffs, Government Gazette B 1702/1-8-2011.