The marketing authorisation for Vistide has been withdrawn at the request of the marketing authorisation holder.
Vistide : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/500.99 KB)
First published: 27/01/2009
Last updated: 19/01/2015
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Gilead Sciences International Limited
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22/08/2014 Vistide - EMEA/H/C/000121 - N/0034
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Antivirals for systemic use
Vistide is indicated for the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and without renal dysfunction. Vistide should be used only when other agents are considered unsuitable.
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European Medicines Agency gives interim recommendations to deal with shortcomings in quality assurance at Ben Venue Laboratories22/11/2011