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Table 1 The interventions, generic drug names and dosages for the drug combinations considered in the analysis.

From: Cost-effectiveness of medical interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease in a sub-Saharan African country – the case of Tanzania

Intervention Generic drug Daily dose
Aspirin (Asa) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
Diuretic drug (Diu) Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
β-blocker (Bet) Atenolol 50 mg
Calcium antagonist (Cab) Nifedepine 40 mg
Statin (Sta) Lovastatin 40 mg
Aspirin + Diuretic drug (AsaDiu) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
Aspirin + β-blocker (AsaBet) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Atenolol 50 mg
Diuretic drug + β-blocker (DiuBet) Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
  Atenolol 50 mg
Aspirin + Diuretic drug + β-blocker (AsaDiuBet) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
  Atenolol 50 mg
Aspirin + Diuretic drug + Statin (AsaDiuSta) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
  Lovastatin 40 mg
Diuretic drug + β-blocker + Statin (DiuBetSta) Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
  Atenolol 50 mg
  Lovastatin 40 mg
Aspirin + β-blocker + Statin (AsaBetSta) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Atenolol 50 mg
  Lovastatin 40 mg
Aspirin + Diuretic drug + β-blocker + Statin (AsaDiuBetSta) Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
  Atenolol 50 mg
  Lovastatin 40 mg
Hypothetical polypill Acetylsalicylic acid 75 mg
  Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
  Atenolol 25 mg
  Nifedepine 20 mg
  Lovastatin 20 mg
  Folic acid 1 mg