This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Efavirenz 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 Efavirenz Teva.
Efavirenz Teva : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/55.8 KB)
First published: 27/01/2012
Last updated: 27/01/2012
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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.
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27/02/2023 Efavirenz Teva - EMEA/H/C/002352 - IB/0027/G
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Product information documents contain:
- 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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Antivirals for systemic use
Efavirenz is indicated in antiviral combination treatment of human-immunodeficiency-virus-1 (HIV-1)-infected adults, adolescents and children 3 years of age and older.
Efavirenz has not been adequately studied in patients with advanced HIV disease, namely in patients with CD4 counts < 50 cells/mm3, or after failure of protease inhibitor (PI)-containing regimens. Although cross-resistance of efavirenz with protease inhibitors (PIs) has not been documented, there are at present insufficient data on the efficacy of subsequent use of PI-based combination therapy after failure of regimens containing efavirenz.