Simponi access scheme gets Merck/Janssen through UK NICE for psoriatic arthritis
This article was originally published in Scrip
NICE, the health technology appraisal institute for England and Wales, published final guidance on 27 April recommending Merck & Co/ Janssen's Simponi (golimumab) for treating some National Health Service patients with active and progressive psoriatic arthritis. NICE had initially rejected the drug, but changed its mind after Merck put forward a patient access scheme and additional information.
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