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infliximab

Last Updated: October 16, 2020
Result type: Reports
Project Number: SR0659-000
Product Line: Common Drug Review

Generic Name: infliximab

Brand Name: TBC

Manufacturer: Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd

Indications: Rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis

Manufacturer Requested Reimbursement Criteria1: Use in combination with methotrexate for the reduction in signs and symptoms, inhibition of the progression of structural damage and improvement in physical function in adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis. Reduction of signs and symptoms, induction and maintenance of clinical remission and mucosal healing and reduction of corticosteroid use in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease who have had an inadequate response to a corticosteroid and/or aminosalicylate. Infliximab can be used alone or in combination with conventional therapy. Treatment of fistulising Crohn’s disease, in adult patients who have not responded despite a full and adequate course of therapy with conventional treatment. Reduction of signs and symptoms, induction and maintenance of clinical remission and mucosal healing, and reduction or elimination of corticosteroid use in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy (i.e., aminosalicylate and/or corticosteroid and/or an immunosuppressant).

Submission Type: New

Project Status: Active

Companion Diagnostics: No

Fee Schedule: Pending

  1. The requested reimbursement criteria are provided by the applicant and do not necessarily reflect the views of CADTH. Reimbursement criteria from CADTH will be documented in the final recommendation, if applicable.

Key Milestones2

Call for patient input open August 26, 2020
Call for patient input closed October 16, 2020
Submission received September 24, 2020
Submission accepted  October 8, 2020