• Email
  • Help

Questions & Answers

On 22 June 2017, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to the terms of the marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Faslodex. The marketing authorisation holder for this medicinal product is AstraZeneca UK Ltd.

The CHMP adopted a new indication as follows1:

“Faslodex is indicated for the treatment of postmenopausal women withestrogen receptor positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women:

  • not previously treated with endocrine therapy, or
  • forwithdisease relapse on or after adjuvant antiestrogen therapy, or disease progression on therapy with an antiestrogen therapy.”

Detailed recommendations for the use of this product will be described in the updated summary of product characteristics (SmPC), which will be published in the revised European public assessment report (EPAR), and will be available in all official European Union languages after a decision on this change to the marketing authorisation has been granted by the European Commission.

1 New text in bold, removed text as strikethrough

Name Language First published Last updated
CHMP post-authorisation summary of positive opinion for Faslodex (English only) 2017-06-23  

Key facts

Product details for Faslodex
INN or common name


Therapeutic area Breast Neoplasms
Active substance


Date opinion adopted22/06/2017
Company name

AstraZeneca UK Ltd

Application typePost authorisation