Study concept and design: All authors.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Gershon, Campitelli, Croxford.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Campitelli, Croxford, Stukel.
Obtained funding: Gershon.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Campitelli, Croxford.
Study supervision: Gershon.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Funding/Support: Dr Gershon is supported by a Fellowship for Translational Health Research from the Physicians’ Services Incorporated Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, and was supported by a New Investigator Award funded by team grant OTG-88591 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes while working on this study. Dr To is supported by the Dales Award in Medical Research from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Funding for this project was made available through a Drug Innovation Fund Grant from the Government of Ontario. This study was also supported by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Role of the Funders/Sponsors: The study funders had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The opinions, results, and conclusions reported in this article are those of the authors and are independent from the funding sources. No endorsement by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences or the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is intended or should be inferred.
Additional Contributions: We thank Brogan Inc, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, for the use of their Drug Product and Therapeutic Class Database.