This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Potactasol. 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 Potactasol.
Potactasol : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/80.31 KB)
First published: 17/01/2011
Last updated: 10/11/2015
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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.
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20/08/2018 Potactasol - EMEA/H/C/002282 - N/0017
- 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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Topotecan monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of:
- patients with metastatic carcinoma of the ovary after failure of first-line or subsequent therapy
- patients with relapsed small cell lung cancer (SCLC) for whom re-treatment with thefirst-line regimen is not considered appropriate.
Topotecan in combination with cisplatin is indicated for patients with carcinoma of the cervix recurrent after radiotherapy and for patients with Stage IVB disease. Patients with prior exposure to cisplatin require a sustained treatment free interval to justify treatment with the combination.