Docetaxel Teva

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Authorised
This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.

Overview

This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Docetaxel Teva. 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 Docetaxel Teva.

This EPAR was last updated on 01/08/2018

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Docetaxel Teva
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/001107
Active substance
docetaxel
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
docetaxel
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Stomach Neoplasms
  • Breast Neoplasms
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
L01CD02
GenericGeneric

This is a generic medicine, which is developed to be the same as a medicine that has already been authorised, called the reference medicine. A generic medicine contains the same active substance(s) as the reference medicine, and is used at the same dose(s) to treat the same disease(s). For more information, see Generic and hybrid medicines.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Teva B.V. 
Revision
16
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
26/01/2010
Contact address

Teva B.V.
Swensweg 5
2031GA Haarlem
The Netherlands

Product information

25/06/2018 Docetaxel Teva - EMEA/H/C/001107 - IB/0028

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Antineoplastic agents

Therapeutic indication

Breast cancer

Docetaxel Teva in combination with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide is indicated for the adjuvant treatment of patients with:

  • operable node-positive breast cancer;
  • operable node-negative breast cancer.

For patients with operable node-negative breast cancer, adjuvant treatment should be restricted to patients eligible to receive chemotherapy according to internationally established criteria for primary therapy of early breast cancer.

Docetaxel Teva in combination with doxorubicin is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer who have not previously received cytotoxic therapy for this condition.

Docetaxel Teva monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic therapy.

Previous chemotherapy should have included an anthracycline or an alkylating agent.

Docetaxel Teva in combination with trastuzumab is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer whose tumours overexpress HER2 and who previously have not received chemotherapy for metastatic disease.

Docetaxel Teva in combination with capecitabine is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic chemotherapy. Previous therapy should have included an anthracycline.

Non-small-cell lung cancer

Docetaxel Teva is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy.

Docetaxel Teva in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, in patients who have not previously received chemotherapy for this condition.

Prostate cancer

Docetaxel Teva in combination with prednisone or prednisolone is indicated for the treatment of patients with hormone refractory metastatic prostate cancer.

Gastric adenocarcinoma

Docetaxel Teva in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma, including adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, who have not received prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease.

Head and neck cancer

Docetaxel Teva in combination with cisplatin and 5 fluorouracil is indicated for the induction treatment of patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

Assessment history

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