On 19 February 2014, orphan designation (EU/3/14/1236) was granted by the European Commission to Prof. Johann W. Bauer, Austria, for diacerein for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa.
The sponsorship was transferred to Medpace Finland OY, Finland, in November 2016.
The sponsorship was transferred to Diaderm GmbH, Austria in September 2021.
Treatment of epidermolysis bullosa
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Review of designation
Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
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.
EU register of orphan medicines
The list of medicines that have received an orphan designation in the EU is available on the European Commission's website: