lutropin alfa

This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.


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

This EPAR was last updated on 06/09/2022

Authorisation details

Product details
Agency product number
Active substance
lutropin alfa
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
lutropin alfa
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Infertility, Female
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Merck Europe B.V. 
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
Contact address

Gustav Mahlerplein 102
Ito Toren
1082 MA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Product information

23/06/2022 Luveris - EMEA/H/C/000292 - II/0091

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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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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system

Therapeutic indication

Luveris in association with a follicle-stimulating-hormone (FSH) preparation is recommended for the stimulation of follicular development in women with severe luteinising-hormone (LH) and FSH deficiency. In clinical trials, these patients were defined by an endogenous serum LH level <1.2 IU/l.

Assessment history

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