|Assessment Status||Rapid Review Complete|
|Drug||Levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone intestinal gel|
|Indication||For the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease with severe motor fluctuations and hyperkinesia or dyskinesia when available oral combinations of Parkinson’s medicinal products have not given satisfactory results.|
|Rapid review commissioned||20/12/2021|
|Rapid review completed||17/02/2022|
|Rapid review outcome||A full HTA is not recommended. The NCPE recommends that levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone intestinal gel 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.
The HSE has approved reimbursement following confidential price negotiations-November 2022.