following a full submission considered under the orphan equivalent process:
olaparib (Lynparza®) is accepted for use within NHSScotland.
Indication under review: for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with advanced (FIGO stages III and IV) BRCA1/2-mutated (germline and/or somatic) high-grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in response (complete or partial) following completion of first-line platinum-based chemotherapy.
In a phase III study, olaparib prolonged progression-free survival compared with placebo.
This advice applies only in the context of an approved NHSScotland Patient Access Scheme (PAS) arrangement delivering the cost-effectiveness results upon which the decision was based, or a list price that is equivalent or lower.
This advice takes account of views from a Patient and Clinician Engagement (PACE) meeting.
- Medicine name:
- olaparib (Lynparza)
- SMC ID:
As monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed advanced (FIGO stages III and IV) BRCA1/2‐mutated (germline and/or somatic) high‐grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in response (complete or partial) following completion of first line platinum‐based chemotherapy.
- Pharmaceutical company
- AstraZeneca UK Ltd
- BNF chapter
- Malignant disease and immunosuppression
- Submission type
- Date advice published:
- 09 December 2019