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This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Cetrotide. It explains how the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) assessed the medicine to reach its opinion in favour of granting a marketing authorisation and its recommendations on the conditions of use for Cetrotide.
Cetrotide : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/123.02 KB)
First published: 24/11/2009
Last updated: 19/12/2019
|Agency product number||
cetrorelix (as acetate)
|International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name||
|Therapeutic area (MeSH)||
|Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code||
Merck Europe B.V.
|Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union||
Gustav Mahlerplein 102
12/04/2023 Cetrotide - EMEA/H/C/000233 - IAIN/0089
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- summary of product characteristics (annex I);
- manufacturing authorisation holder responsible for batch release (annex IIA);
- conditions of the marketing authorisation (annex IIB);
- labelling (annex IIIA);
- package leaflet (annex IIIB).
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Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and analogues
Prevention of premature ovulation in patients undergoing a controlled ovarian stimulation, followed by oocyte-pick-up and assisted-reproductive techniques.
In clinical trials, Cetrotide was used with human menopausal gonadotropin (HMG), however, limited experience with recombinant follicule-stimulating hormone (FSH) suggested similar efficacy.