Of late many drugs are entering the market for human consumption backed up by Non -Inferiority trials (NIT ) .Few examples.
“Feb 20, 2013 – … in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Dabigatran Etexilate ... daily was non-inferior to warfarin (p=0.01) in preventing recurrent VTE, …”
What is the logic behind these Non inferiority trials ?
Why it came into vogue ?
Do you agree with the concept of NIT ?
I have taken the privilege of putting my answer in the title. Believers of NIT please excuse me.