Diclofenac 140mg Medicated Plaster (Itami®) is licensed for the local symptomatic and short-term treatment (max. 7 days) of pain in acute strains, sprains or bruises of the extremities following blunt trauma e.g. sports injuries in adolescents aged from 16 years and adults.
|NCPE Assessment Process||Complete|
|Rapid review commissioned||31/12/2018|
|Rapid review completed||17/01/2019|
|Rapid Review outcome||A full HTA is not recommended. The NCPE recommends that diclofenac 140mg Medicated Plaster (Itami®) not be considered for reimbursement. This recommendation should be considered while also having regard to the criteria specified in the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods Act) 2013.|