Ulipristal Acetate (Fibristal - Actavis Specialty Pharmaceuticals Co.) indication: uterine fibroids

Record ID 32014000845
Authors' recommendations: The Canadian Drug Expert Committee (CDEC) recommends that ulipristal acetate be listed for the treatment of moderate to severe signs and symptoms of uterine fibroids in adult women of reproductive age, who are eligible for surgery, if the following conditions are met: 1. The duration of treatment with ulipristal acetate should not exceed three months. 2.The patient is under the care of an obstetrician/gynecologist. 3.The drug plan costs for ulipristal acetate should not exceed the drug plan costs for the manufacturer's identified comparator, leuprolide acetate.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Norpregnadienes
  • Leiomyoma
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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