carglumic acid

This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.


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

For practical information about using Ucedane, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

This EPAR was last updated on 28/09/2017

Authorisation details

Product details
Agency product number
Active substance
carglumic acid
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
carglumic acid
Therapeutic area (MeSH)
  • Hyperammonemia
  • Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) code

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 and hybrid medicines.

Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Lucane Pharma
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
Contact address
172 rue de Charonne
Paris 75011

Product information

19/07/2017 Ucedane - EMEA/H/C/004019 - IB/0001


  • 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

Other alimentary tract and metabolism products

Therapeutic indication

Treatment of hyperammonaemia due to N-acetylglutamate synthase primary deficiency

Assessment history

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