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Invented name: Raxone   
Auth. number : EU/1/15/1020
Active substance : idebenone
Orphan market exclusivity for "Treatment of Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy" (based on designation EU/3/07/434) started on 10/09/2015
   10 years of market exclusivity
   This orphan market exclusivity will expire on 10/09/2025
ATC: Anatomical main group: N - Nervous system
Therapeutic subgroup: N06 - Psychoanaleptics
Pharmacological subgroup: N06B - Psychostimulants
Chemical subgroup: N06BX - Other psychostimulants
Chemical substance: N06BX13 - idebenone
(See WHO ATC Index)
Indication: Raxone is indicated for the treatment of visual impairment in adolescent and adult patients with Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON).
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Santhera Pharmaceuticals (Deutschland) GmbH
Marie-Curie Straße 8, 79539 Lörrach, Deutschland
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Close date procedure Procedure type EMEA number Decision summary publ decision docs annex
10/09/2015 Centralised - Authorisation EMEA/H/C/3834 (2015)6261 of 8/09/2015
12/08/2016 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/3834/IA/4
Updated with Decision(2017)5241 of 19/07/2017
21/04/2017 Centralised - Annual reassessment EMEA/H/C/3834/S/5
24/07/2017 Centralised - Yearly update (2017)5241 of 19/07/2017
22/02/2018 Centralised - Annual reassessment EMEA/H/C/3834/S/9
8/03/2018 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/3834/II/8
Updated with Decision(2019)1074 of 07/02/2019
11/12/2018 Centralised - Notification EMEA/H/C/3834/N/14
Updated with Decision(2019)1074 of 07/02/2019
11/02/2019 Centralised - Yearly update (2019)1074 of 7/02/2019
28/02/2019 Centralised - Annual reassessment EMEA/H/C/003834/S/0012