Vol. 3 No. 4 (2023)
Reimbursement Reviews

Anifrolumab (Saphnelo)

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Published April 21, 2023

Key Messages

  • CADTH reimbursement reviews are comprehensive assessments of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, as well as patient and clinician perspectives, of a drug or drug class.
  • The assessments inform non-binding recommendations that help guide the reimbursement decisions of Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments, with the exception of Quebec.
  • This review assesses anifrolumab for IV injection solution, 150 mg/mL.
  • Indication: In addition to standard therapy for the treatment of adult patients with active, autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus.