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beclometasone dipropionate 5mg (Clipper)


Following a full submission

Beclometasone dipropionate (Clipper®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in active phase as add-on therapy to 5-ASA containing drugs. The clinical and cost effectiveness against standard practice have not been demonstrated.

This advice is based on an assessment carried out in April 2005.

The licence holder has indicated their intention to resubmit.

Drug Details

Drug Name: beclometasone dipropionate 5mg (Clipper)
SMC Drug ID: 166/05
Manufacturer: Trinity-Chiesi Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Indication: mild to moderate ulcerative colitis
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 1.5 Chronic bowel disorders
Submission Type: Full submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 10 September 2007