On 22 September 2008, orphan designation (EU/3/08/565) was granted by the European Commission to Drugrecure Aps, Denmark, for drotrecogin alfa (activated) for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
The sponsorship was transferred to Savara ApS, Denmark in September 2016. The sponsor’s address was updated in November 2019.
drotrecogin alfa (activated)
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Treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
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Sponsor's contact details
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.
Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.