This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Kuvan. It explains how the Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the EU and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Kuvan.
For practical information about using Kuvan, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Kuvan : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/78.78 KB)
First published: 16/01/2009
Last updated: 09/11/2017
Kuvan : EPAR - Risk-management-plan summary (PDF/130.67 KB)
First published: 10/01/2020
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BioMarin International Limited
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16/01/2020 Kuvan - EMEA/H/C/000943 - II/0068
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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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Kuvan is indicated for the treatment of hyperphenylalaninaemia (HPA) in adults and paediatric patients of all ages with phenylketonuria (PKU) who have been shown to be responsive to such treatment.
Kuvan is also indicated for the treatment of hyperphenylalaninaemia (HPA) in adults and paediatric patients of all ages with tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) deficiency who have been shown to be responsive to such treatment.