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Table 5 Cost of hypoglycaemic agents, cholesterol lowering drugs and antihypertensive drugs

From: Diabetes: cost of illness in Norway

  Number of users Million DDD Costs* (million €)
Insulin and analogues (A10A**)*** 47 073 28.9 35.1
Oral glucose lowering drugs (A10B**)*** 85 014 36.2 14.5
Cholesterol lowering drugs**** 85 880 --- 30.7
Antihypertensive drugs**** 92 172 --- 14.2
Total --- --- 94.5
  1. * Costs in terms of prices in Pharmacy sales prices including VAT
  2. ** ATC code
  3. *** Data from the National prescription database
  4. **** Data from a patient survey