An overview of Targretin and why it is authorised in the EU
Targretin is a cancer medicine used for the treatment of the visible signs on the skin of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). CTCL is a rare type of lymphoma (cancer of the lymph tissue) where some white blood cells (T-cells) grow in the skin. Targretin is used in patients who have an advanced disease and have had at least one other treatment.
Targretin : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/74.6 KB)
First published: 20/04/2009
Last updated: 28/06/2018
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|Therapeutic area (MeSH)||
Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous
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|Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union||
30/11/2018 Targretin - EMEA/H/C/000326 - IG/1008
- 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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Targretin capsules are indicated for the treatment of skin manifestations of advanced stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) patients refractory to at least one systemic treatment.