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Table 3 2006, second 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 (€) Drug waste cost according to 1st semester's prices (€)
Cetuximab 31483 33100 4.9 2.01 66531 3250 3362
Docetaxel 20491 20811 1.5 7.23 150463 2314 2408
Gemcitabine 1132387 1138600 0.5 0.133 151434 826 882
Oxaliplatin 49370 50260 1.8 3.74 187972 3329 3302
Pemetrexed 31656 36000 12 2.28 82080 9904 11034
Trastuzumab 71345 73950 3.5 4.55 336472 11853 12217
TOTAL 1336732 1352721 1.2   974952 31476 33205
  1. a2006 official hospital drug prices in Italy are available at [21]