Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and H2 Antagonists in the paediatric population from 1995 to 2015

Joanne Matthews made this Freedom of Information request to Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

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From: Joanne Matthews

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Dear Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee,

I would like to request the available information on the use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and H2 Antagonists in the paediatric population from 1996 to 2015 in whatever form it is available.

We would like to know the age of recipients, annual totals etc. Disaggregated where possible would provide us with the best ability to discern any changes in rate of diagnosis and prescription patterns over time.

We are trying to ascertain if there has been any discernible increase in the last 20 years.

Yours faithfully,

Mrs Joanne Matthews
National President
Reflux Infants Support Association

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Dear Mrs Joanne Matthews

 

I refer to your request to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee
and the Therapeutic Goods Administration for information on the use of
Proton Pump Inhibitors and H2 Antagonists in the paediatric population
from 1996 to 2015.

 

The type of data that you are seeking is generally held by the Department
of Human Services.  Information about how you can request the type of
information you are seeking from the Department of Human Services is
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Australian Government Department of Health

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