Vol. 2 No. 11 (2022)
Reimbursement Reviews

Nusinersen (Spinraza)

Published November 8, 2022

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 nusinersen (Spinraza), 4 mg/mL solution for intrathecal injection.
  • Indication: For the treatment of 5q spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).