[A18-75] Semaglutide (type 2 diabetes mellitus) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 01.02.2019

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 30.10.2018 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:
Digestion, metabolism and hormones


Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Result of dossier assessment:

Added benefit neither proven for monotherapy nor in combination with other blood-glucose lowering drugs; analyses of the SUSTAIN 6 study additionally presented not meaningfullly interpretable


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.

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Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

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

G-BA documents on this decision


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