Opium Tincture (Dropizol®)

Assessment Status Rapid Review Complete
Drug Opium Tincture
Brand Dropizol®
Indication 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.
Assessment Process
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.