Publications by authors named "Shekoufeh Nikfar"

100Publications

Atazanavir / ritonavir versus Lopinavir / ritonavir-based combined antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV-1 infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Afr Health Sci 2020 Mar;20(1):91-101

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, International Campus, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

Conducting economic evaluation based on basket clinical trial in the area of precision medicine.

Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2020 Dec 24:1-3. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

Effect of antihypertensive drugs on cognition and behavioral symptoms of patients with Alzheimer's disease: A meta-analysis.

Curr Pharm Biotechnol 2020 Dec 10. Epub 2020 Dec 10.

Medical Technology Research Center, Health Technology Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah. Iran.

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December 2020

Antibiotic resistance propagation through probiotics.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2020 Dec 27;16(12):1207-1215. Epub 2020 Sep 27.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

A review on inputs and outputs in determining the efficiency of universities of medical sciences by data envelopment analysis method.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2020 2;34:42. Epub 2020 May 2.

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2020

An overview of interventions for constipation in adults.

Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Aug;14(8):721-732

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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August 2020

Drug discovery strategies for modulating oxidative stress in gastrointestinal disorders.

Expert Opin Drug Discov 2020 Nov 4;15(11):1309-1341. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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November 2020

Short and long term impacts of COVID-19 on the pharmaceutical sector.

Daru 2020 Dec 3;28(2):799-805. Epub 2020 Jul 3.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

An update on efficacy and safety considerations for the latest drugs used to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2020 Jul 18;16(7):583-604. Epub 2020 Jun 18.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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July 2020

The antidiabetic and antilipidemic effects of Hibiscus sabdariffa: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

Food Res Int 2020 04 7;130:108980. Epub 2020 Jan 7.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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April 2020

Evaluating naloxegol for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2020 Jun 4;21(8):883-891. Epub 2020 Mar 4.

Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Analysis of the Persian Version of the ICEpop CAPability Measure for Adults Capability Measure in the Iranian General Population.

Value Health Reg Issues 2020 May 26;21:188-193. Epub 2020 Feb 26.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2020

The pharmacological management of constipation in patients with Parkinson's disease: a much-needed relief.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2020 Apr 8;21(6):701-707. Epub 2020 Feb 8.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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April 2020

A brief overview on the use of probiotics to treat overweight and obese patients.

Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab 2020 01 28;15(1):1-4. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2020

Effects of genistein on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Food Res Int 2020 02 31;128:108764. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), and Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Dietary antioxidative supplements and diabetic retinopathy; a systematic review.

J Diabetes Metab Disord 2019 Dec 30;18(2):705-716. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

2Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Patient and physician preferences for type 2 diabetes medications: a systematic review.

J Diabetes Metab Disord 2019 Dec 11;18(2):643-656. Epub 2019 Nov 11.

1Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Correction to: Dietary antioxidative supplements and diabetic retinopathy; a systematic review.

J Diabetes Metab Disord 2019 12 5;18(2):717. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

2Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

The antidiabetic effect of thymoquinone: A systematic review and meta-analysis of animal studies.

Food Res Int 2020 01 15;127:108736. Epub 2019 Oct 15.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran; Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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January 2020

Effect of the herbal medicines in obesity and metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials.

Phytother Res 2020 Mar 2;34(3):526-545. Epub 2019 Dec 2.

Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

Personalized treatment options for thyroid cancer: current perspectives.

Pharmgenomics Pers Med 2019 13;12:235-245. Epub 2019 Sep 13.

Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2019

An overview of the efficacy and safety of prucalopride for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2019 Dec 26;20(17):2073-2080. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

Toxicology and Diseases Group (TDG), Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Potential Vaccines for Treating Crohn's Disease

Iran Biomed J 2020 01 26;21(4):1-14. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center (PSRC), The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2020

Direct and indirect cost of managing Alzheimer's disease in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran J Neurol 2019 Jan;18(1):7-12

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2019

Providing a framework for assessment of the access to medicine.

Daru 2019 Jun 4;27(1):243-254. Epub 2019 May 4.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2019

Reappraisal of probiotics' safety in human.

Food Chem Toxicol 2019 Jul 19;129:22-29. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

Toxicology and Diseases Group, The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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July 2019

How can we develop better antispasmodics for irritable bowel syndrome?

Expert Opin Drug Discov 2019 06 28;14(6):549-562. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

d Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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June 2019

Pegylated versus non-pegylated interferon beta 1a in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A cost-effectiveness analysis.

Iran J Neurol 2018 Jul;17(3):123-128

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2018

Budget Impact Analysis of Rotavirus Vaccine Adoption in the Childhood Immunization Schedule of Iran.

Value Health Reg Issues 2019 May 15;18:91-96. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Pharmaceutical Management and Economics Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Pattern of Antidepressant Utilization and Cost in Iran from 2006 to 2013 in Comparison with Other Countries.

J Epidemiol Glob Health 2018 12;8(3-4):213-219

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2018

Antidiabetic effect of quercetin: A systematic review and meta-analysis of animal studies.

Food Chem Toxicol 2019 Mar 5;125:494-502. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Precision Medicine in Non Communicable Diseases.

Int J Mol Cell Med 2019 25;8(Suppl1):1-18. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Personalized Medicine Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2019

Is there an appropriate strategy for treating co-morbid irritable bowel syndrome and bladder pain syndrome?

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2019 Mar 27;20(4):411-414. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

g Toxicology and Diseases Group, The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS) , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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March 2019

Estimating the Cost of Illness of Prostate Cancer in Iran.

Clin Ther 2019 01 10;41(1):50-58. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Management and Economics Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Effects of alpha lipoic acid and its derivative "andrographolid-lipoic acid-1" on ulcerative colitis: A systematic review with meta-analysis of animal studies.

J Cell Biochem 2019 04 26;120(4):4766-4782. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Toxicology and Diseases Group, The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2019

Methylnaltrexone bromide for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2018 Jul 6;19(10):1127-1135. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

c The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS) , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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July 2018

Cost-utility of Protocols of BFM-ALL and UK-ALL for Treatment of Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Iran.

Iran J Public Health 2018 Mar;47(3):407-412

Dept. of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Bahrami Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2018

Efficacy and safety of interleukin-1 antagonists in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Rheumatol Int 2018 Aug 8;38(8):1363-1383. Epub 2018 May 8.

The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2018

Comparison of the Cost-utility Analysis of Electroacupuncture and Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory DrugsĀ in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain.

J Acupunct Meridian Stud 2018 Apr 2;11(2):62-66. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Department of Traditional Medicine, School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Mitogen-activated protein kinase (MEK) inhibitors to treat melanoma alone or in combination with other kinase inhibitors.

Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2018 Mar 30;14(3):317-330. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

d International Campus , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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March 2018

Investigational opioid antagonists for treating opioid-induced bowel dysfunction.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2018 03 26;27(3):235-242. Epub 2017 Dec 26.

d Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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March 2018

Linagliptin versus sitagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

Daru 2017 Oct 25;25(1):23. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy and Evidence-Based Medicine Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2017

Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Antibodies in Fistulizing Crohn's Disease: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

J Res Pharm Pract 2017 Jul-Sep;6(3):135-144

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2017

Resveratrol and cognitive performance.

Pharmacol Res 2018 02 25;128:404. Epub 2017 Sep 25.

Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Comparative safety and efficacy of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) in the treatment setting of different types of leukemia, and different types of adenocarcinoma.

Biomed Pharmacother 2017 Nov 6;95:1556-1564. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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November 2017

Effect of resveratrol on cognitive and memory performance and mood: A meta-analysis of 225 patients.

Pharmacol Res 2018 02 26;128:338-344. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Does Evolocumab, as a PCSK9 Inhibitor, Ameliorate the Lipid Profile in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients? A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

J Pharm Pharm Sci 2017 ;20:81-96

Toxicology and Diseases Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2017

A Cost-Utility Analysis of Different Antiviral Medicine Regimens in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Infection.

Iran Red Crescent Med J 2016 Nov 2;18(11):e37094. Epub 2016 Oct 2.

Health Human Resource Research Center, School of Management and Information Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran.

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November 2016

Budget impact analysis of vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b as a part of a Pentavalent vaccine in the childhood immunization schedule of Iran.

Daru 2017 Jan 14;25(1). Epub 2017 Jan 14.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2017

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Tocilizumab in Comparison with Infliximab in Iranian Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Inadequate Response to tDMARDs: A Multistage Markov Model.

Value Health Reg Issues 2016 May 4;9:42-48. Epub 2015 Dec 4.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Management, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Clinical Trials Group, Food and Drug Research Center, Iran Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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May 2016

Evaluation of prescriptions of medicines not included in Iran medicine list: A cross-sectional study.

J Res Pharm Pract 2016 Oct-Dec;5(4):234-237

Department of Pharmacology, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2016

Drugs for the treatment of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus and related co-morbidities.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2016 Dec 21;17(18):2449-2460. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

b Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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December 2016

A Systematic Review of the Uterine Relaxant Effect of Herbal Sources.

Curr Pharm Biotechnol 2016;17(11):934-48

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, TUMS, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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December 2016

Is Taurolidine-citrate an effective and cost-effective hemodialysis catheter lock solution? A systematic review and cost- effectiveness analysis.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2016 2;30:347. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

PharmD, PhD of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2016

Challenges of access to medicine and the responsibility of pharmaceutical companies: a legal perspective.

Daru 2016 May 4;24(1):13. Epub 2016 May 4.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 16Azar St, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2016

Rituximab as first choice for patients with refractory rheumatoid arthritis: cost-effectiveness analysis in Iran based on a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Rheumatol Int 2016 Sep 30;36(9):1291-300. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, and Pharmaceutical Policy Research Center, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2016

A systematic review of the uterine relaxant effect of herbal sources.

Curr Pharm Biotechnol 2016 Apr 25. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, TUMS, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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April 2016

Wealth-related Inequality in Utilization of Antihypertensive Medicines in Iran: an Ecological Study on Population Level Data.

Arch Iran Med 2016 Feb;19(2):116-22

Non-communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Science Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2016

A Comprehensive Review of Clinical Trials on EGFR Inhibitors Such as Cetuximab and Panitumumab as Monotherapy and in Combination for Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer.

Avicenna J Med Biotechnol 2015 Oct-Dec;7(4):134-44

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, and Endocrinology & Metabolism Research Center, Institute of Clinical Endocrine Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2015

Nivolumab and pembrolizumab as immune-modulating monoclonal antibodies targeting the PD-1 receptor to treat melanoma.

Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2015 30;15(9):981-93. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

a 1 Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Biotechnology Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2016

Antioxidant therapy in acute, chronic and post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Aug;21(30):9189-208

Maziar Gooshe, Amir Hossein Abdolghaffari, Mohammad Abdollahi, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, and Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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August 2015

Ranibizumab and aflibercept for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2015 16;15(9):1349-58. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

Pasteur Institute of Iran, Department of Research and Development , Karaj , Iran.

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March 2016

A systematic review of drugs in late-stage development for the treatment of multiple sclerosis: a focus on oral synthetic drugs.

Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 2015 ;13(6):351-66

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, and Endocrinology & Metabolism Research Center, Institute of Clinical Endocrine Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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March 2016

Economic burden of hepatitis B virus-related diseases: evidence from iran.

Hepat Mon 2015 Apr 25;15(4):e25854. Epub 2015 Apr 25.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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April 2015

Consistent defined threshold and equity in health.

Daru 2015 Feb 10;23:12. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2015

Inflammatory bowel disease therapies discontinued between 2009 and 2014.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2015 10;24(7):949-56. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology , Tehran , Iran ;

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March 2016

Effectiveness of probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome: Updated systematic review with meta-analysis.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Mar;21(10):3072-84

Tina Didari, Shilan Mozaffari, Mohammad Abdollahi, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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March 2015

Influence of ascorbic acid supplementation on type 2 diabetes mellitus in observational and randomized controlled trials; a systematic review with meta-analysis.

J Pharm Pharm Sci 2014 ;17(4):554-82

Diabetes Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2015

Cost analysis of childhood asthma in Iran: A cost evaluation based on referral center data for asthma and allergies.

J Res Pharm Pract 2013 Oct;2(4):162-8

Departments of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2013

Phase II drugs under clinical investigation for the treatment of chronic constipation.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2014 Nov 24;23(11):1485-97. Epub 2014 Jun 24.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center , Tehran , Iran ,

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November 2014

Efficacy and tolerability of renzapride in irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled clinical trials including 2528 patients.

Arch Med Sci 2014 Feb 23;10(1):10-8. Epub 2014 Feb 23.

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2014

A system dynamics model for national drug policy.

Daru 2014 Apr 1;22(1):34. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical administration, Pharmaceutical policy research center and Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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April 2014

The safety of novel drugs used to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

Expert Opin Drug Saf 2014 May 26;13(5):625-38. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology , Tehran, 1417614411 , Iran +98 21 66959104 ,

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May 2014

Is Certolizumab Pegol Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Patients with Moderate to Severe Crohn's Disease? A Meta-analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials.

Iran Red Crescent Med J 2013 Aug 5;15(8):668-75. Epub 2013 Aug 5.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran ; Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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August 2013

Commercialization of biopharmaceutical knowledge in Iran; challenges and solutions.

Daru 2014 Feb 24;22(1):29. Epub 2014 Feb 24.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2014

Pharmacists remuneration models in iran and selected countries: a comparative study.

Iran J Pharm Res 2013 ;12(4):995-64

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Policy Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2014

New biologic therapeutics for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2014 May 6;14(5):583-600. Epub 2014 Feb 6.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology , Tehran 1417614411 , Iran +00 98 21 66959104 ; ,

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May 2014

A systematic cost-effectiveness analysis of pregabalin in the management of fibromyalgia: an Iranian experience.

Arch Med Sci 2013 Dec 26;9(6):961-7. Epub 2013 Dec 26.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Policy Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2013

A systematic review of the safety of probiotics.

Expert Opin Drug Saf 2014 Feb 3;13(2):227-39. Epub 2014 Jan 3.

Islamic Azad University, Department of Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch , Tehran , Iran.

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February 2014

Pharmaceutical supply chain risks: a systematic review.

Daru 2013 Dec 19;21(1):69. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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December 2013

Code of ethics for the national pharmaceutical system: Codifying and compilation.

J Res Med Sci 2013 May;18(5):442-8

Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2013

Induction of clinical response and remission of inflammatory bowel disease by use of herbal medicines: a meta-analysis.

World J Gastroenterol 2013 Sep;19(34):5738-49

Roja Rahimi, Department of Traditional Pharmacy, Faculty of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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September 2013

Efficacy and side effects of dacarbazine in comparison with temozolomide in the treatment of malignant melanoma: a meta-analysis consisting of 1314 patients.

Melanoma Res 2013 Oct;23(5):381-9

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2013

Cost-effectiveness analysis review of exemestane in the treatment of primary and advanced breast cancer.

Arch Med Sci 2013 Jun 27;9(3):472-8. Epub 2013 May 27.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Non-Communicable Disease Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2013

Trend analysis of the pharmaceutical market in Iran; 1997-2010; policy implications for developing countries.

Daru 2013 Jun 28;21(1):52. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P,O, Box 14155-6451, Tehran 14174, Iran.

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June 2013

A systematic review of the uterine relaxant effect of potassium channel openers.

Curr Drug Discov Technol 2013 Dec;10(4):263-9

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, TUMS, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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December 2013

Effect of chromium on glucose and lipid profiles in patients with type 2 diabetes; a meta-analysis review of randomized trials.

J Pharm Pharm Sci 2013 ;16(1):99-114

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2013

Increasing the risk of spontaneous abortion and major malformations in newborns following use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors during pregnancy: A systematic review and updated meta-analysis.

Daru 2012 Nov 1;20(1):75. Epub 2012 Nov 1.

Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2012

Assessment of the vaccine industry in Iran in context of accession to WTO: a survey study.

Daru 2012 Aug 30;20(1):19. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical administration, Faculty of pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 16th Azar st, Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2012

Cost-effectiveness of adding-on new antiepileptic drugs to conventional regimens in controlling intractable seizures in children.

Daru 2012 Aug 30;20(1):17. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2012