This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Cayston. It explains how the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) assessed the medicine to reach its opinion in favour of granting a marketing authorisation and its recommendations on the conditions of use for Cayston.
Cayston : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/63.96 KB)
First published: 19/10/2009
Last updated: 13/09/2012
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This medicine was designated an orphan medicine. This means that it was developed for use against a rare, life-threatening or chronically debilitating condition or, for economic reasons, it would be unlikely to have been developed without incentives. For more information, see Orphan designation.
Gilead Sciences Ireland UC
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24/05/2018 Cayston - EMEA/H/C/000996 - T/0072
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Cayston is indicated for the suppressive therapy of chronic pulmonary infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) aged 6 years and older.
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
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