Tecovirimat SIGA


tecovirimat monohydrate

This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.


Tecovirimat SIGA is a medicine to treat smallpox, monkeypox and cowpox, three infections caused by viruses belonging to the same family (orthopoxviruses). It is also used to treat complications that can happen following vaccination against smallpox. Tecovirimat SIGA is used in adults and children weighing at least 13 kg.

It contains the active substance tecovirimat.

This EPAR was last updated on 23/08/2023

Authorisation details

Product details
Tecovirimat SIGA
Agency product number
Active substance
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
tecovirimat monohydrate
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Poxviridae Infections
  • Cowpox
  • Monkeypox
  • Vaccinia
  • Smallpox
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
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.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
SIGA Technologies Netherlands B.V.
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
Contact address

Prinsenhil 29
4825 AX Breda

Product information

31/05/2023 Tecovirimat SIGA - EMEA/H/C/005248 - II/0005

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Antivirals for systemic use

Therapeutic indication

Tecovirimat SIGA is indicated for the treatment of the following viral infections in adults and children with body weight at least 13 kg:
- Smallpox
- Monkeypox
- Cowpox
Tecovirimat SIGA is also indicated to treat complications due to replication of vaccinia virus following vaccination against smallpox in adults and children with body weight at least 13 kg (see sections 4.4 and 5.1).
Tecovirimat SIGA should be used in accordance with official recommendations.

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