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This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Procysbi. It explains how the European Medicines Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the EU and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Procysbi.
For practical information about using Procysbi, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Procysbi : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/69.59 KB)
First published: 03/10/2013
Last updated: 03/10/2013
Procysbi : EPAR - Risk management plan summary (PDF/172.29 KB)
First published: 08/09/2022
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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.
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A
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Via Palermo 26/A
26/05/2023 Procysbi - EMEA/H/C/002465 - IB/0038
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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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Procysbi is indicated for the treatment of proven nephropathic cystinosis. Cysteamine reduces cystine accumulation in some cells (e.g. leukocytes, muscle and liver cells) of nephropathic cystinosis patients and, when treatment is started early, it delays the development of renal failure.