The sponsorship was transferred to Quality Regulatory Clinical Ireland Limited, Ireland, in September 2019.
On 19 November 2014, orphan designation (EU/3/14/1357) was granted by the European Commission to Numedicus Ltd, United Kingdom, for imatinib for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
The sponsorship was transferred to Exvastat - United Kingdom in March 2017.
The sponsorship was transferred to Exvastat (Ireland) Limited, Ireland, in August 2021.
Treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
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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: