This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Trisenox. 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 Trisenox.
For practical information about using Trisenox, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Trisenox : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/88.89 KB)
First published: 03/10/2007
Last updated: 25/01/2017
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Leukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute
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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.
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06/12/2017 Trisenox - EMEA/H/C/000388 - IA/0066
- 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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Trisenox is indicated for induction of remission, and consolidation in adult patients with:
- Newly diagnosed low-to-intermediate risk acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL) (white blood cell count, ≤ 10 x 103/µl) in combination with all‑trans‑retinoic acid (ATRA)
- Relapsed/refractory acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL) (previous treatment should have included a retinoid and chemotherapy)
characterised by the presence of the t(15;17) translocation and/or the presence of the Pro-Myelocytic Leukaemia/Retinoic-Acid-Receptor-alpha (PML/RAR-alpha) gene.
The response rate of other acute myelogenous leukaemia subtypes to arsenic trioxide has not been examined.