Formulary Management of Targeted Immune Modulators for Ulcerative Colitis


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In Progress
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Health Technology Review
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Technology Review
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Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterised by chronic, flaring inflammation and ulcers in the colon. With UC being a lifelong disease, management can become complex and may require multiple drugs in sequence. As a result of recent evidence and detailed analyses, and as the choices for agents used to manage UC expands, so does uncertainty regarding the optimal treatment options and the sequence of drugs that should be used for moderate to severe UC. A class-based review of drugs for UC may enhance cost-effectiveness of pharmacological management of the condition while maximizing outcomes for the patients.

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