On 18 November 2016, orphan designation (EU/3/16/1788) was granted by the European Commission to Lucane Pharma SA, France, for sodium benzoate for the treatment of N-acetylglutamate synthase deficiency.
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Treatment of N-acetylglutamate synthetase (NAGS) deficiency
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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;