EU/3/13/1181

About

On 5 August 2013, orphan designation (EU/3/13/1181) was granted by the European Commission to Dr Falk Pharma GmbH, Germany, for budesonide for the treatment of eosinophilic oesophagitis.

Budesonide has been authorised in the EU as Jorveza since 8 January 2018.

Key facts

Active substance
budesonide
Disease / condition
Treatment of eosinophilic oesophagitis
Date of decision
05/08/2013
Outcome
Positive
Orphan decision number
EU/3/13/1181

Review of designation

The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products reviewed the orphan designation of Jorveza at the time of marketing authorisation, and confirmed that the orphan designation should be maintained.

More information is available in the PDF iconorphan medicine assessment report .

Sponsor's contact details

Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH
Leinenweberstrasse 5
D-79108 Freiburg i.Br.
Germany
Tel. +49 7611514 0
Fax +49 7611514 391
E-mail: zentrale@drfalkpharma.de

Patients' organisations

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.

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