Thursday, 24 October 2013

Questions (246)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

246. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Health if a drug (details provided) will be made available under the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45429/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Enbrel is licensed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. However, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis are not conditions covered by the Long Term Illness Scheme.