Ozespa : Withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application


On 14 January 2011, Abbott Laboratories Ltd officially notified the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) that it wishes to withdraw its application for a marketing authorisation for Ozespa, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis (a disease causing red, scaly patches on the skin).

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    Questions and answers on the withdrawal of the marketing authorisation application for Ozespa (PDF/60.51 KB)

    First published: 31/01/2011
    Last updated: 31/01/2011

  • Key facts

    Product number
    Active substance
    • Briakinumab
    Date of withdrawal
    Company making the application
    Abbott Laboratories Limited
    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    An assessment report is published when the application is withdrawn after the first stage of the CHMP's evaluation is completed ('day 120').

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