Egrifta: Withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application


On 21 June 2012, Ferrer Internacional, S.A. officially notified the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) that it wishes to withdraw its application for a marketing authorisation for Egrifta, for the treatment of excess abdominal fat in HIV patients with lipodystrophy.

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    Questions and answers on the withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application for Egrifta (tesamorelin) (PDF/55.74 KB)

    First published: 18/07/2012
    Last updated: 18/07/2012

  • Key facts

    Product number
    Active substance
    • tesamorelin
    Date of withdrawal
    Company making the application
    Ferrer Internacional S.A.
    Withdrawal type
    Initial authorisation

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    Related information on withdrawals

    A question-and-answer (Q&A) document provides a summary of the CHMP's evaluation of the medicine at the time of the withdrawal of the application, and includes a link to the company's formal withdrawal letter.

    An assessment report is published when the application is withdrawn after the first stage of the CHMP's evaluation is completed ('day 120').

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