Kantos Master

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

Overview

On 17 January 2013, the European Medicines Agency completed an arbitration procedure for Kantos Master and associated names. The Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) had been asked to arbitrate on a requested change to the marketing authorisation for these medicines to include a new use as rescue therapy for acute relief of asthma symptoms. The Committee concluded that the benefits of Kantos Master outweigh its risks in the new use and the change to the marketing authorisation can be granted in Germany and the following Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Key facts

Approved name
Kantos Master
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
  • beclometasone dipropionate
  • formoterol fumarate
Associated names
  • Kantos
  • Formodual
  • Foster
  • Inuxair
  • Innovair and associated names
Class
-
Reference number
EMEA/H/A-13/1350
Type
Article 13 referrals

This type of referral is triggered for a medicine that has been authorised by mutual recognition or via the decentralised procedure when there is disagreement between Member States on a variation (type II), on the grounds of a potential serious risk to public health.

Status
European Commission final decision
Opinion date
17/01/2013
EC decision date
10/04/2013

All documents

Description of documents published

Please note that some of the listed documents apply only to certain procedures.

  • Overview - lay-language summary of the stage of the procedure
  • Notification – a letter from a Member State, the European Commission or the marketing authorisation holder requesting the initiation of the procedure
  • Scientific background – further background information from the triggering Member State on the issues leading to the initiation of the procedure (if applicable)
  • List of questions – questions agreed by the Committee requesting further information from the marketing authorisation holder(s) / applicant(s) to evaluate the issues identified
  • Timetable for the procedure – agreed timeframe to respond to the list of questions, to assess the issues and to adopt a conclusion
  • List of medicines concerned by the procedure – medicine(s) / active substance(s) concerned, and marketing authorisation holder(s) / applicant(s)
  • List of questions to be addressed by the stakeholders – call for data to be submitted by stakeholders (e.g. healthcare professionals, patient organisations, individual patients) (if applicable)
  • Stakeholder submission form – form to be used by stakeholders to submit data (if applicable)
  • Scientific conclusions – scientific conclusions of the PRAC and/or CHMP and/or CMDh
  • Assessment report – PRAC or CHMP assessment and conclusions on the issues investigated, including divergent positions (if applicable)
  • Divergent positions – divergent positions of the CHMP or CMDh members for pharmacovigilance procedures (if applicable)
  • Changes to the summary of product characteristics, labelling and package leaflet (amended sections or fully revised version) (if applicable)
  • Condition(s) to the marketing authorisation(s) – condition(s) for the safe and effective use of the medicine(s) (if applicable)
  • Condition for lifting the suspension – condition to be fulfilled for the suspension of the marketing authorisation(s) to be lifted (if applicable)
  • Timetable for implementation of CMDh position – agreed timeframe to submit and finalise the variation(s) implementing the outcome of the procedure (if applicable)

Note that older documents may have different titles.

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