5-Fluorouracil (i.v.), capecitabine and tegafur containing products: Pre-treatment testing to identify DPD-deficient patients at increased risk of severe toxicity

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This direct healthcare professional communication (DHPC) contains important information for healthcare professionals prescribing, dispensing or administering the medicine(s). It also includes a communication plan with details of intended recipients and the dissemination date.

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Key facts

Medicine name
Active substance
  • Fluorouracil
  • capecitabine
  • tegafur
Procedure number
EMEA/H/A-31/1488
Regulatory outcome
Variation
DHPC type
Referral - Article 31
Referral name
Fluorouracil and fluorouracil related substances (capecitabine, tegafur and flucytosine) containing medicinal products
Human ATC code
  • L01BC06
  • L01BC53
  • L01BC02
Dissemination date
04/06/2020

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