glecaprevir / pibrentasvir

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On 22 April 2021, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to the terms of the marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Maviret. The marketing authorisation holder for this medicinal product is AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG.

The CHMP adopted an extension an existing indication as follows:1

Maviret is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in adults and in adolescents children aged 12 to <18 years 3 years and older (see sections 4.2, 4.4. and 5.1).

Detailed recommendations for the use of this product will be described in the updated summary of product characteristics (SmPC), which will be published in the revised European public assessment report (EPAR), and will be available in all official European Union languages after a decision on this change to the marketing authorisation has been granted by the European Commission.

1 New text in bold, removed text as strikethrough


Key facts

Agency product number
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
  • glecaprevir
  • pibrentasvir
Active substance
  • glecaprevir
  • pibrentasvir
Therapeutic area
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Accelerated assessment

This medicine had an accelerated assessment. This means that it is a medicine of major interest for public health, so its timeframe for review was 150 evaluation days rather than 210. For more information, see Accelerated assessment.

Additional monitoring

This medicine is under additional monitoring, meaning that it is monitored even more intensively than other medicines. For more information, see Medicines under additional monitoring.

Date opinion adopted
Company name
AbbVie Deutschland GmbH Co. KG
Application type

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