Do phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors generics enhance discontinuation due to price with patients suffering from erectile dysfunction?

[Do phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors generics enhance discontinuation due to price with patients suffering from erectile dysfunction?] Prog Urol. 2019 May 28;: Authors: Baydaroglu E, Eschwège P, Hubert J, El Osta R Abstract INTRODUCTION: Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5i) are the first-line treatment of erectile dyfunction (ED). Cost of PDE5i is not covered by health insurance company in France. Few studies have examined the potential impact of the introduction of generic products of PDE5i on price non-compliance. The aim of the study was to compare the non-compliance rate because of price among patients treated for DE with generics of PDE5i and those treated with brand-name medications. METHOD: A multi-centre, cross-sectional, study that analyzed the answers to a questionnaire distributed to consultations in four hospitals for a period of twenty-eight months. Patients were included if they had DE treated for at least 3 months. The proportions between the two groups were compared with a non-inferiority test Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney. RESULTS: One hundred and seventy-seven questionnaires were analyzed. Patients treated with generic PDE5i were significantly (α
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