Opium Tincture (Dropizol®) is indicated for severe diarrhoea such as diarrhoea caused by cytostatic medication, radiation or neuroendocrine tumours when use of other anti-diarrhoea treatments have not given sufficient effect.
|NCPE Assessment Process||Complete|
|Rapid review commissioned||04/03/2019|
|Rapid review completed||03/04/2019|
|Rapid Review outcome||A full HTA is not recommended. The NCPE recommends that opium tincture (Dropizol) not be considered for reimbursement at the submitted price. This recommendation should be considered while also having regard to the criteria specified in the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013.|