High cost drugs - Upadacitinib



Coding system
No coding system
Organisation
OpenSAFELY
Codelist ID
opensafely/high-cost-drugs-upadacitinib
ID
313bf7e4

Versions
  • 313bf7e4

Description

This is a list of all the unique values from the Drug Name variable in the High Cost Drugs Dataset that relate to the prescribing of upadacitinib.

Methodology

The values in this variable do not follow a coding system so the selection for this codelist is based on the drug name value, after converting all text to lower case, containing one or more of the following strings (these are the generic medicine name and brand names):

  • upadacitinib
  • rinvoq

All drug name values that contain at least one of the above strings are included in the upadacitinib group and assigned the VTM (virtual therapeutic moiety) code 38030311000001104.

References

Signed off by

  • Mark Yates, (Feb. 26, 2021)
  • Nick Kennedy, (Feb. 26, 2021)
  • Anna Rowan, (Feb. 26, 2021)
  • Sinéad langan, (Feb. 26, 2021)
  • James Galloway, (Feb. 26, 2021)
olddrugname
upadacitinib
upadacitinib (homecare)