Velphoro

RSS

mixture of polynuclear iron(III)-oxyhydroxide, sucrose and starches

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

Overview

This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Velphoro. 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 Velphoro.

For practical information about using Velphoro, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

This EPAR was last updated on 01/04/2019

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Velphoro
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/002705
Active substance
mixture of polynuclear iron(III)-oxyhydroxide, sucrose and starches
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
mixture of polynuclear iron(III)-oxyhydroxide, sucrose and starches
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Hyperphosphatemia
  • Renal Dialysis
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
V03AE05
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma France
Revision
6
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
26/08/2014
Contact address
100-101 Terrasse Boieldieu
Tour Franklin- La Défense 8
92042 Paris la Défense Cedex
France

Product information

25/03/2019 Velphoro - EMEA/H/C/002705 - R/0018

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Chewable tablet

Therapeutic indication

Velphoro is indicated for the control of serum phosphorus levels in adult chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD).

Velphoro should be used within the context of a multiple therapeutic approach, which could include calcium supplement, 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 or one of its analogues, or calcimimetics to control the development of renal bone disease.

Assessment history

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