Hormonal contraception agents for planned use: a comparative analysis of clinico-pharmacological and economic characteristics and consumption

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https://doi.org/10.24959/sphhcj.20.197

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hormonal contraceptives, assortment, economic affordability, consumer demand

Abstract

Aim. To analyze and compare the assortment, affordability and consumer demand for hormonal contraceptives for planned use: oral hormonal contraceptives (OHC) of the combined contraceptive releasing-systems (CCRS) and hormonal contraceptives of prolonged action (HCPA) presented at the pharmaceutical market in 2018.

Materials and methods. The analysis of the assortment, economic affordability by the solvency adequacy index (Са.s.) and consumer demand by the number of OHC, CCRS, and HCPA packages sold according to the data of the “Morion” analytical system for 2018 was performed.

Results. OHC was represented by 40 trade names (TN), among them 35 TN were estrogens and gestagens in fixed combinations; gestagens and estrogens for sequential use were 3 TN; gestagens – 2 TN. CCRS and HCPA – 2 TN. The range of solvency adequacy index was: for OHC – 1.49-5.02 %; CCRS – 5.32-6.38 %; HCPA – 0.45-0.72 %. The number of packages sold was (in thousands): for OHC – 1879.4, among them 1708.1 – for estrogens and gestagens in fixed combinations; 156.7 – for gestagens and estrogens for sequential use; 14.6 – for gestagens; for CCRS – 27.3; for HCPA – 31.9.

Conclusions. At the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine, OHC are represented by the largest assortment compared to CCRS and HCPA and are in high demand. The most affordable hormonal contraceptives for planned use in Ukraine are CCRS. The most economical and affordable contraceptives are in high demand.

Author Biographies

O. Ya. Mishchenko, Institute of Pharmacy Professionals Qualification Improvement at the National University of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy (Dr. habil.), professor, head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology

V. F. Ostashko, Institute of Pharmacy Professionals Qualification Improvement at the National University of Pharmacy

Candidate of Medicine (Ph.D.), associate professor of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology

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2020-09-09

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Social marketing and pharmacoeconomic research