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This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Signifor. It explains how the 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 Signifor.
For practical information about using Signifor, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Signifor : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/79.11 KB)
First published: 01/06/2012
Last updated: 20/11/2017
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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.
Recordati Rare Diseases
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08/08/2022 Signifor - EMEA/H/C/002052 - IA/0061
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Product information documents contain:
- summary of product characteristics (annex I);
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- conditions of the marketing authorisation (annex IIB);
- labelling (annex IIIA);
- package leaflet (annex IIIB).
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Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and analogues
Signifor is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with Cushing’s disease for whom surgery is not an option or for whom surgery has failed.
Signifor is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with acromegaly for whom surgery is not an option or has not been curative and who are inadequately controlled on treatment with another somatostatin analogue.