This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Entecavir Mylan. It explains how the Agency assessed the medicine to recommend its authorisation in the EU and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use Entecavir Mylan.
For practical information about using Entecavir Mylan, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Entecavir Mylan : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/93.21 KB)
First published: 10/10/2017
Last updated: 26/10/2017
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This is a generic medicine, which is developed to be the same as a medicine that has already been authorised, called the reference medicine. A generic medicine contains the same active substance(s) as the reference medicine, and is used at the same dose(s) to treat the same disease(s). For more information, see Generic medicines.
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18/09/2017 Entecavir Mylan - EMEA/H/C/004377 - -
- 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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Entecavir Mylan is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in adults with:
• compensated liver disease and evidence of active viral replication, persistently elevated serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels and histological evidence of active inflammation and/or fibrosis.
• decompensated liver disease.
For both compensated and decompensated liver disease, this indication is based on clinical trial data in nucleoside naive patients with HBeAg positive and HBeAg negative HBV infection. With respect to patients with lamivudine-refractory hepatitis B.
Entecavir Mylan is also indicated for the treatment of chronic HBV infection in nucleoside naive paediatric patients from 2 to <18 years of age with compensated liver disease who have evidence of active viral replication and persistently elevated serum ALT levels, or histological evidence of moderate to severe inflammation and/or fibrosis. With respect to the decision to initiate treatment in paediatric patients.