prepandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1) (split virion, inactivated, adjuvanted)

This medicine is now withdrawn from use in the European Union.


The marketing authorisation for Prepandrix has been withdrawn at the request of the marketing-authorisation holder. 

This EPAR was last updated on 23/02/2021

Authorisation details

Product details
Agency product number
Active substance
A/Indonesia/05/2005 (H5N1) like strain used (PR8-IBCDC-RG2)
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
prepandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1) (split virion, inactivated, adjuvanted)
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Influenza, Human
  • Immunization
  • Disease Outbreaks
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
Accelerated assessmentAccelerated assessment

This medicine had an accelerated assessment. This means that it is a medicine of major interest for public health, so its timeframe for review was 150 evaluation days rather than 210. For more information, see Accelerated assessment.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals S.A.
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
Contact address
Rue de l'Institut, 89
B-1330 Rixensart

Product information

20/09/2018 Prepandrix - EMEA/H/C/000822 - IB/0077

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Pharmacotherapeutic group


Therapeutic indication

Active immunisation against H5N1 subtype of influenza-A virus.

This indication is based on immunogenicity data from healthy subjects from the age of 18 years onwards following administration of two doses of vaccine prepared with H5N1 subtype strains.

Prepandrix should be used in accordance with official guidance.

Assessment history

Changes since initial authorisation of medicine

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