The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, or NICE, recommended Gilenya as a treatment option for some adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a form of the disease in which symptoms worsen and improve periodically, it said in a statement today. The decision confirms a preliminary ruling made last month.
Gilenya costs about 19,196 pounds ($30,970). NICE isn’t disclosing the size of the discount that Novartis offered.
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