Ranivisio

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ranibizumab

Authorised
This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.

Overview

Ranivisio is a medicine used to treat adults with certain sight problems caused by damage to the retina (the light-sensing layer at the back of the eye), and more specifically its central region, known as the macula. The macula provides the vision needed to see detail for everyday tasks such as driving, reading and recognising faces. Ranivisio is used to treat:

  • ‘wet’ form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The wet form of AMD is caused by choroidal neovascularisation (abnormal growth of blood vessels beneath the retina, which may leak fluid and blood and cause swelling);
  • macular oedema (swelling of the macula) caused by diabetes or by occlusion (blockage) of the veins behind the retina;
  • proliferative diabetic retinopathy (growth of abnormal tiny blood vessels in the eye, associated with diabetes);
  • other sight problems associated with choroidal neovascularisation.

Ranivisio is a ‘biosimilar medicine’. This means that Ranivisio is highly similar to another biological medicine (the ‘reference medicine’) that is already authorised in the EU. The reference medicine for Ranivisio is Lucentis. For more information on biosimilar medicines, see here.

Ranivisio contains the active substance ranibizumab.

This EPAR was last updated on 05/10/2022

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Ranivisio
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/005019
Active substance
ranibizumab
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
ranibizumab
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Wet Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetes Complications
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
S01LA04
Additional monitoringAdditional monitoring

This medicine is under additional monitoring, meaning that it is monitored even more intensively than other medicines. For more information, see Medicines under additional monitoring.

BiosimilarBiosimilar

This is a biosimilar medicine, which is a biological medicine highly similar to another already approved biological medicine called the ‘reference medicine’. For more information, see Biosimilar medicines.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Midas Pharma GmbH
Revision
1
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
25/08/2022
Contact address

Rheinstr. 49
55218 Ingelheim
Germany

Product information

04/10/2022 Ranivisio - EMEA/H/C/005019 - IAIN/0001

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Ophthalmologicals

Therapeutic indication

Ranivisio is indicated in adults for:

• The treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

• The treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular oedema (DME)

• The treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR)

• The treatment of visual impairment due to macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (branch RVO or central RVO)

• The treatment of visual impairment due to choroidal neovascularisation (CNV)

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