Hepatitis C antivirals – cost comparison
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NICE is proposing a quality standard for treatment of hepatitis C but in the interim the newer antivirals for treating the different genotypes of hepatitis C are covered by Technology Appraisal Guidelines (TAs).
In order to assist Trusts in determining costs of hepatitis C treatment and benchmarking against other Trusts a new Tag has been created for all the newer hepatitis C antiviral products. The ‘Abx Hepatitis C antivirals excl ribavirin’ Tag includes all products available in the UK listed under ATC code J05AP with the exception of ribavirin.
Some reports have been created in Define under the section ‘Therapeutic Areas > Infections > Antivirals for Hepatitis C’ to allow you to compare the cost of usage of the various products: