This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Mepact. 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 Mepact.
Mepact : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/79.64 KB)
First published: 06/05/2009
Last updated: 01/10/2013
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This medicine was designated an orphan medicine. This means that it was developed for use against a rare, life-threatening or chronically debilitating condition or, for economic reasons, it would be unlikely to have been developed without incentives. For more information, see Orphan designation.
Takeda France SAS
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14/12/2016 Mepact - EMEA/H/C/000802 - IAIN/0044/G
- 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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Mepact is indicated in children, adolescents and young adults for the treatment of high-grade resectable non-metastatic osteosarcoma after macroscopically complete surgical resection. It is used in combination with postoperative multi-agent chemotherapy. Safety and efficacy have been assessed in studies of patients two to 30 years of age at initial diagnosis.
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