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brivaracetam (Briviact®)

Reference No. 3387

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Appraisal information

brivaracetam (Briviact®) 10 mg film-coated tablet
brivaracetam (Briviact®) 25 mg film-coated tablet
brivaracetam (Briviact®) 50 mg film-coated tablet
brivaracetam (Briviact®) 75 mg film-coated tablet
brivaracetam (Briviact®) 100 mg film-coated tablet
brivaracetam (Briviact®) 10 mg/ml oral solution
brivaracetam (Briviact®) 10 mg/ml solution for injection/infusion

Company: UCB Pharma Ltd
BNF category: Central nervous system
NMG meeting date: 07/11/2018
AWMSG meeting date: 12/12/2018
Submission Type: Limited Submission
Status: Recommended with restrictions
Advice No: 2318
Ratification by Welsh Government: 19/12/2018

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Welsh Government

AWMSG advice

Brivaracetam (Briviact®) is recommended as an option for restricted use within NHS Wales. Brivaracetam (Briviact®) should be restricted for use in the treatment of patients with refractory epilepsy, who remain uncontrolled with, or are intolerant to, other adjunctive anti-epileptic medicines, within its licensed indication as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures (POS) with or without secondary generalisation in adults, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with epilepsy. Brivaracetam (Briviact®) is not recommended for use within NHS Wales outside of this subpopulation.
AWMSG Secretariat Appraisal Report (ASAR)
Final Appraisal Recommendation (FAR)