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Please note that this product was withdrawn from the Community Register of designated Orphan Medicinal Products in July 2015 on request of the Sponsor.

On 10 June 2003, orphan designation (EU/3/03/144) was granted by the European Commission to Barrier Therapeutics NV, Belgium, for liarozole for the treatment of congenital ichthyoses.

The sponsorship was transferred to Stiefel Laboratories (U.K.) Limited, United Kingdom, in June 2010.

Key facts

Active substance
Intented use
Treatment of congenital ichthyoses
Date of designation
Orphan designation status
EU designation number

Sponsor's contact details

Stiefel Laboratories (U.K.) Limited
Eurasia Headquarters
Concorde Road
Maidenhead SL6 4BY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 612 260
Telefax: +44 1628 612 000

Patients' organisations

For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:

  • Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.

  • European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.

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