Seroquel / Seroquel XR 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 a review of Seroquel and Seroquel XR. The Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) concluded that there is a need to harmonise the prescribing information for these medicines in the European Union (EU).

Key facts

Approved name
Seroquel / Seroquel XR and associated names
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
quetiapine
Reference number
EMEA/H/A-30/1362
Type
Article 30 referrals

This type of referral is triggered when Member States have adopted different decisions over the years for some medicines (e.g. different indications, contraindications or posology) and there is a need to harmonise across the EU.

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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