This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Imatinib Accord. It explains how the Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the European Union (EU) and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Imatinib Accord.
For practical information about using Imatinib Accord, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Imatinib Accord : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/89.84 KB)Adopted
First published: 10/07/2013
Last updated: 19/07/2017
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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.
Accord Healthcare S.L.U.
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22/08/2019 Imatinib Accord - EMEA/H/C/002681 - IB/0027
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Imatinib Accord is indicated for the treatment of:
- paediatric patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia-chromosome (bcr-abl)-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) for whom bone-marrow transplantation is not considered as the first line of treatment;
- paediatric patients with Ph+ CML in chronic phase after failure of interferon-alpha therapy, or in accelerated phase or blast crisis;
- adult patients with Ph+ CML in blast crisis;
- adult patients with newly diagnosed Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) integrated with chemotherapy;
- adult patients with relapsed or refractory Ph+ ALL as monotherapy;
- adult patients with myelodysplastic / myeloproliferative diseases (MDS / MPD) associated with platelet-derived-growth-factor-receptor (PDGFR)-gene re-arrangements
- adult patients with advanced hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and / or chronic eosinophilic leukaemia (CEL) with FIP1L1-PDGFRα rearrangement;
- adult patients with unresectable dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) and adult patients with recurrent and / or metastatic DFSP who are not eligible for surgery.