Vectibix is a medicine for treating colorectal (bowel) cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Vectibix is used alone or with other cancer medicines in patients with a type of tumour that has normal
(‘wild-type’) copies of a gene known as RAS.
It contains the active substance panitumumab.
Vectibix : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/118.7 KB) (updated)
First published: 18/06/2009
Last updated: 24/01/2020
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Amgen Europe B.V.
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23/09/2019 Vectibix - EMEA/H/C/000741 - R/0094
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Vectibix is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with wild-type RAS metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC):
- in first-line in combination with Folfox or Folfiri.
- in second-line in combination with Folfiri for patients who have received first-line fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy (excluding irinotecan).
- as monotherapy after failure of fluoropyrimidine-, oxaliplatin-, and irinotecan-containing chemotherapy regimens.
Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 23-26 February 201527/02/2015