On 16 January 2014, orphan designation (EU/3/13/1224) was granted by the European Commission to Hope Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., United Kingdom, for sodium nitrite for the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage.

The sponsor’s address was updated in March 2019.

Key facts

Active substance
Sodium nitrite
Disease / condition
Treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
Date of first decision
EU designation number

Review of designation

The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products reviews the orphan designation of a product if it is approved for marketing authorisation.

Sponsor's contact details

Hope Pharmaceuticals, Ltd
3rd Floor
124 Baker Street
London W1U 6TY
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0)20 3318 8112

Patients' organisations

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;

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