Dexamed and associated names

  • Procedure started
  • Under evaluation
  • CHMP opinion
  • European Commission final decision
Current status:
European Commission final decision

Overview

On 22 May 2014, the European Medicines Agency completed an arbitration procedure following a disagreement among Member States of the European Union (EU) regarding the authorisation of the medicine Dexamed (dexamfetamine sulphate). The Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) concluded that the benefits of Dexamed outweigh its risks, and the marketing authorisation can be granted in the United Kingdom and in the following countries: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden.

Key facts

Approved name
Dexamed and associated names
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
Dexamfetamine
Reference number
EMEA/H/A-29/1375
Type
Article 29(4) referrals

This type of referral is triggered when there is a disagreement between Member States regarding a marketing authorisation application being evaluated in a mutual-recognition or decentralised procedure, on the grounds of a potential serious risk to public health.

Status
European Commission final decision
Opinion date
22/05/2014
EC decision date
06/08/2014

All documents

Document description

  • Questions and answers (Q&A) - easy-to-understand summary of key issues and Committee conclusions
  • Summary of Opinion - contains the CHMP opinion of the referred medicine(s)
  • List of the medicines affected by the referral (Annex I)
  • Scientific conclusions of the Committee (Annex II)

The following two documents are sometimes available:

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