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Table 2 2006, first semester results

From: Drug waste minimisation and cost-containment in Medical Oncology: Two-year results of a feasibility study

Drug Total drug prescribing (mg) Total drug consuming (mg) Waste proportion (%) Negotiateda drug unit pricing (€/mg) Cost of consumed drugs (€) Drug waste cost (€)
Bleomycin 0 0 0 1.19 0 0
Carboplatin 62975 63185 0.3 0.082 5181 17
Cetuximab 47940 49300 2.8 2.079 102495 2827
Cyclophosphamide 334314 356500 6.2 0.005 1782 111
Cisplatin 40664 42190 3.6 0.172 7257 262
Dacarbazine 42730 45700 6.5 0.023 1051 68
Docetaxel 15630 16500 5.3 7.525 124162 6547
Doxorubicin 11532 11880 3 1.46 17345 508
Liposomial Doxorubicin. 960 1090 12 17.69 19282 2300
Epirubicin 31350 31580 0.7 1.907 60223 439
Etoposide 11855 14200 16.5 0.022 312 52
5-fluorouracil 2769077 3019370 8.3 0.002 6039 501
Fotemustine 1000 1040 3.8 2.15 2236 86
Gemcitabine 786330 802000 2 0.142 113884 2225
Iphosphamide 132050 137000 3.6 0.014 1918 69
Irinotecan 47995 48695 1.4 1.76 85703 1232
Methotrexate 9118 9700 6 0.055 533 32
Mitomycin 196.5 250 21.4 2.06 515 110
Mitoxantrone 15 20 25 5.39 108 27
Oxaliplatin 47033 49000 4 3.71 181790 7298
Paclitaxel 43932 43932 0 2.376 104382 0
Pemetrexed 26020 30000 13.3 2.54 76200 10109
Raltitrexed 37 42 11.9 62.5 2625 312
Topotecan 114 168 32.2 64.72 10873 3495
Trastuzumab 38433 41328 7 4.69 193828 13577
Vinblastine 25 20 25 0.991 20 5
Vincristine 20 22 9 2.09 46 4
Vindesine 50.5 65 22.3 20.78 1351 301
Vinorelbine 6718 6785 0.9 1.96 13299 131
TOTAL 4508114 4821562 6.5   1134440 52645
  1. a2006 official hospital drug prices in Italy are available at [21]