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This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Zytiga. 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 Zytiga.
For practical information about using Zytiga, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Zytiga : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/82.84 KB)
First published: 23/09/2011
Last updated: 12/01/2018
Zytiga : EPAR - Risk Management Plan (PDF/72.35 MB)
First published: 06/12/2022
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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.
Janssen-Cilag International N.V.
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28/06/2022 Zytiga - EMEA/H/C/002321 - IB/0067/G
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- summary of product characteristics (annex I);
- manufacturing authorisation holder responsible for batch release (annex IIA);
- conditions of the marketing authorisation (annex IIB);
- labelling (annex IIIA);
- package leaflet (annex IIIB).
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Zytiga is indicated with prednisone or prednisolone for:
- the treatment of metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer in adult men who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy in whom chemotherapy is not yet clinically indicated
- the treatment of metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer in adult men whose disease has progressed on or after a docetaxel based chemotherapy regimen.