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Invented name: Adempas   
Auth. number : EU/1/13/907
INN : riociguat
Orphan status based on designation EU/3/07/518 added on 31/03/2014
10 years of market exclusivity
ATC: Anatomical main group: C - Cardiovascular system
Therapeutic subgroup: C02 - Antihypertensives
Pharmacological subgroup: C02K - Other antihypertensives
Chemical subgroup: C02KX - Other antihypertensives
Chemical substance: C02KX05 - Riociguat
(See WHO ATC Index)
Indication: Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
Adempas is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with WHO Functional Class (FC) II to III with
• inoperable CTEPH,
• persistent or recurrent CTEPH after surgical treatment,
to improve exercise capacity.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
Adempas, as monotherapy or in combination with endothelin receptor antagonists, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) with WHO Functional Class (FC) II to III to improve exercise capacity.
Efficacy has been shown in a PAH population including aetiologies of idiopathic or heritable PAH or PAH associated with connective tissue disease
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Bayer Pharma AG
D-13342 Berlin, Deutschland
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Close date procedure Procedure type EMEA number Decision summary publ decision docs annex
31/03/2014 Centralised - Authorisation EMEA/H/C/2737 (2014)2152 of 27/03/2014
14/10/2014 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2737/IB/3/G