On 30 August 2011, orphan designation (EU/3/11/896) was granted by the European Commission to Lamellar Biomedical Ltd, United Kingdom, for multilamellar microvesicle comprising phosphatidylcholine, sphingomyelin, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylinositol and cholesterol for treatment of cystic fibrosis.
The sponsorship was transferred to Clinical Network Services (NL) B.V., Netherlands, in November 2019.
In August 2020, Clinical Network Services (NL) B.V.changed name to Scendea (NL) B.V.
Please note that this product was withdrawn from the Union Register of orphan medicinal products in April 2022 on request of the Sponsor.
Multilamellar microvesicle comprising phosphatidylcholine, sphingomyelin, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylinositol and cholesterol
Treatment of cystic fibrosis
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Review of designation
The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products reviews the orphan designation of a product if it is approved for marketing authorisation.
Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
EU/3/11/896: Public summary of opinion on orphan designation: Multilamellar microvesicle comprising phosphatidylcholine, sphingomyelin, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylinositol and cholesterol f... (PDF/214.36 KB)
First published: 21/09/2011
Last updated: 06/04/2022
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