This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Vimizim. 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 Vimizim.
For practical information about using Vimizim, patients should read the package leaflet or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
Vimizim : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/76.46 KB)
First published: 26/06/2014
Last updated: 26/06/2014
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recombinant human n-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfatase (rhgalns)
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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.
BioMarin International Limited
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28/09/2018 Vimizim - EMEA/H/C/002779 - T/0026
- 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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Other alimentary tract and metabolism products
Vimizim is indicated for the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis, type IVA (Morquio A Syndrome, MPS IVA) in patients of all ages.