|Assessment Status||Rapid Review Complete|
|Drug||Omeprazole 2mg/ml powder for oral suspension|
|Indication||For the management of Gastro-oesphageal reflux disease (GORD) and Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) in children and adult patients. Please refer to the SPC for the full range of licensed indications. The Applicant is seeking reimbursement for a subgroup of the licensed population: Children over 1 month of age for the treatment of reflux esophagitis and symptomatic treatment of heartburn and acid regurgitation in gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GORD); Children over 4 years of age and adolescents in combination with antibiotics in treatment of duodenal ulcer caused by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori).|
|Rapid review commissioned||23/11/2020|
|Rapid review completed||11/02/2021|
|Rapid review outcome||A full HTA is not recommended. The NCPE recommends that omeprazole (Pedippi®) 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 September 2021.