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Micardis : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/77.12 KB)
First published: 06/05/2009
Last updated: 06/11/2015
|Agency product number||
|International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name||
|Therapeutic area (MeSH)||
|Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code||
Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
|Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union||
55216 Ingelheim am Rheim
23/02/2022 Micardis - EMEA/H/C/000209 - IAIN/0122/G
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