[A18-16] Insulin glargine/lixisenatide (type 2 diabetes mellitus) – Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 01.06.2018

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 28.02.2018 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:
Digestion, metabolism and hormones


Adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus when metformin combined with another oral glucose-lowering medicinal product or with basal insulin does not provide adequate glycaemic control

Result of dossier assessment:

Depending on therapeutic indication and treatment goal: hint of lesser benefit than under the comparator therapy or added benefit not proven


After completion of the assessment by IQWiG the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) conducts a commenting procedure. This may provide supplementary information and as a result lead to a modified benefit assessment. Further information and the decision on the early benefit assessment can be found on the relevant page of the G-BA website.

Accompanying information

Further information for consumers and patients is provided on IQWiG's health information website www.informedhealth.org.

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2019-07-04 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


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