On 17 October 2003, orphan designation (EU/3/03/166) was granted by the European Commission to QuadraMed, United Kingdom, for eculizumab for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria.
The sponsorship was transferred to Alexion Europe SAS, France, in March 2006.
Eculizumab in treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria has been authorised in the EU as Soliris since 20 June 2007.
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Treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria
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Sponsor's contact details
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
- Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe;
- European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.