EU/3/16/1801:

Ibudilast

Overview

On 12 December 2016, orphan designation (EU/3/16/1801) was granted by the European Commission to MediciNova (Europe) Limited, United Kingdom, for ibudilast for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

The sponsorship was transferred to Medicinova Europe GmbH, Germany, in October 2019.

Key facts

Active substance
Ibudilast
Intented use
Treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Date of designation
12/12/2016
Orphan designation status
Positive
EU designation number
EU/3/16/1801

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

Medicinova Europe GmbH
Leopoldstrasse 16 
Schwabing Freimann 
80802 Munich 
Germany
E-mail: inquiries@medicinova.com  

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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