pixantrone dimaleate

This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.


This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Pixuvri. 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 Pixuvri.

This EPAR was last updated on 31/08/2018

Authorisation details

Product details
Agency product number
Active substance
pixantrone dimaleate
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
pixantrone dimaleate
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code
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.

Conditional approval

This medicine received a conditional marketing authorisation. This was granted in the interest of public health because the medicine addresses an unmet medical need and the benefit of immediate availability outweighs the risk from less comprehensive data than normally required. For more information, see Conditional marketing authorisation.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
CTI Life Sciences Limited
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
Contact address
Highlands House
Basingstoke Road
Spencers Wood, Reading
Berkshire RG7 1NT
United Kingdom

Product information

23/08/2018 Pixuvri - EMEA/H/C/002055 - PSUSA/9261/201711


  • 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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Pharmacotherapeutic group


Therapeutic indication

Pixuvri is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin B-cell lymphomas (NHL). The benefit of pixantrone treatment has not been established in patients when used as fifth-line or greater chemotherapy in patients who are refractory to last therapy.

Assessment history

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