On 17 February 2016, orphan designation (EU/3/16/1617) was granted by the European Commission to Abbvie Ltd., United Kingdom, for venetoclax for the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia.
The sponsorship was transferred to AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, in May 2018.
|Disease / condition||
Treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia
|Date of decision||
|Orphan decision number||
Review of designation
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.