[A17-43] Tofacitinib (rheumatoid arthritis) - Addendum to Commission A17-18

Last updated 19.10.2017

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 04.09.2017 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:
Muscles, bones and joints


Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adult patients with insufficient response to prior treatment

Result of dossier assessment:

For patients ≤ 65 years with unfavourable prognosis pretreated once no hint of lesser benefit versus adalimumab. For 4 questions added benefit therefore not proven.


If the need for additional work on a project commissioned by the G-BA arises during consultations, then IQWiG presents a report in the form of an "addendum". The G-BA subsequently decides on the extent of the added benefit, thus completing the early benefit assessment.

Accompanying information

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Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2017-10-19 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


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