National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics

National Centre for

NCPE Ireland

Ustekinumab is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a biologic or have medical contraindications to such therapies.


NCPE Assessment Process Complete
Rapid review commissioned 05/11/2019
Rapid review completed 17/12/2019
Rapid Review outcome A full HTA is recommended to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of ustekinumab compared with the current standard of care, on the basis of the proposed price relative to currently available therapies.