Vidaza

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azacitidine

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

Overview

This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Vidaza. It explains how the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) assessed the medicine to reach its opinion in favour of granting a marketing authorisation and its recommendations on the conditions of use for Vidaza.

This EPAR was last updated on 05/07/2021

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
Vidaza
Agency product number
EMEA/H/C/000978
Active substance
azacitidine
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
azacitidine
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
L01BC07
Accelerated assessmentAccelerated assessment

This medicine had an accelerated assessment. This means that it is a medicine of major interest for public health, so its timeframe for review was 150 evaluation days rather than 210. For more information, see Accelerated assessment.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma EEIG
Revision
22
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
17/12/2008
Contact address

Plaza 254
Blanchardstown Corporate Park 2
Dublin 15
D15 T867
Ireland

Product information

28/06/2021 Vidaza - EMEA/H/C/000978 - T/0053

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

Antineoplastic agents

Therapeutic indication

Vidaza is indicated for the treatment of adult patients who are not eligible for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) with: 

  • intermediate 2 and high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) according to the International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS),
  • chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia (CMML) with 10 29 % marrow blasts without myeloproliferative disorder,
  • acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) with 20 30 % blasts and multi-lineage dysplasia, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) classification.

Vidaza is indicated for the treatment of adult patients aged 65 years or older who are not eligible for HSCT with AML with >30% marrow blasts according to the WHO classification.

Assessment history

Changes since initial authorisation of medicine

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