National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics

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NCPE Ireland

Upadacitinib (Rinvoq®) for ankylosing spondylitis. HTA ID: 21039

Upadacitinib (Rinvoq®) is indicated for active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in adult patients who have responded inadequately to conventional therapy.


NCPE Assessment Process Complete
Rapid review commissioned 01/09/2021
Rapid review completed 11/10/2021
Rapid Review outcome A full HTA is not recommended. The NCPE recommends that upadacitinib 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.