Medicines

Here you will find the recommendations we have made about the use of individual medicines in Lancashire.

Budesonide multimatrix

Brand: Cortiment ®
NICE TA: 
Indication: For induction of remission in adults with mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis where 5-ASA (aminosalicylate) treatment is not sufficient.
Disease category: Gastro-intestinal system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Budesonide MMX 9mg (Cortiment®) is recommended as an alternative to oral/topical corticosteroids, where these treatments are judged to be unsuitable or will cause unacceptable side effects, for the induction of remission in patients with mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis (UC) where 5‑ASA (aminosalicylate) treatment is not sufficient.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Red
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Reason for decision:  Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

New Medicines Assessment - Budesonide mulimatrix (MMX) (327.0 KiB)

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups:

NHS Blackburn With Darwen CCG and NHS East Lancashire CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG NHS Morecambe Bay CCG NHS West Lancashire CCG

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red