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Table 2 Defined Daily Dose (DDD) and Defined Dose (DD) per patient variation for Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) and opioids by arm and period

From: A cluster randomized trial to measure the impact on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and proton pump inhibitor prescribing in Italy of distributing cost-free paracetamol to osteoarthritic patients

  1. Gray parts intervention, free paracetamol. In bold the main comparisons of the trial, i.e. the difference between intervention and control pre and post delta. PPIs Proton Pump Inhibitors; NSAIDs Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs; DDD Defined Daily Dose; DDD per capita