Budesonide multimatrix (MMX)
For induction of remission in adults with mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis where 5-ASA (aminosalicylate) treatment is not sufficient.
Budesonide MMX 9mg (Cortiment®) is recommended as an alternative to oral/topical corticosteroids, where these treatments are judged to be unsuitable or will cause unacceptable side effects, for the induction of remission in patients with mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis (UC) where 5‑ASA (aminosalicylate) treatment is not sufficient.
Amber level 0
Reason for decision:
Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist