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This medicine was refused authorisation for use in the European Union.
On 28 June 2006 the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a negative opinion, recommending the refusal of the marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Alpheon 6 million IU/ml solution for injection intended for the treatment of hepatitis C. The company that applied for authorisation is BioPartners GmbH. It may request a re-examination of the opinion within 15 days of receipt of notification of this negative opinion.
This EPAR was last updated on 28/06/2006
recombinant human interferon alfa-2a
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Hepatitis C, Chronic
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This is a biosimilar medicine, which is a biological medicine highly similar to another already approved biological medicine called the ‘reference medicine’. For more information, see Biosimilar medicines.
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