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Invented name: SCENESSE   
Auth. number : EU/1/14/969
Active substance : afamelanotide
Orphan market exclusivity for "Treatment of erythropoietic protoporphyria" (based on designation EU/3/08/541) started on 29/12/2014
   10 years of market exclusivity
   This orphan market exclusivity will expire on 29/12/2024
ATC: Anatomical main group: D - Dermatologicals
Therapeutic subgroup: D02 - Emollients and protectives
Pharmacological subgroup: D02B - Protectives against UV-radiation
Chemical subgroup: D02BB - Protectives against uv-radiation for systemic use
Chemical substance: D02BB02 - afamelanotide
(See WHO ATC Index)
Indication: Scenesse is indicated for prevention of phototoxicity in adult patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP).
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Clinuvel UK Limited
Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road, London EC1M 7AD, United Kingdom
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Close date procedure Procedure type EMEA number Decision summary publ decision docs annex
29/12/2014 Centralised - Authorisation EMEA/H/C/2548 (2014)10268 of 22/12/2014
27/07/2015 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2548/IAIN/2/G
Updated with Decision(2016)5366 of 12/08/2016
1/12/2015 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/2548/IB/6
Updated with Decision(2016)5366 of 12/08/2016
26/05/2016 Centralised - Annual reassessment EMEA/H/C/2548/S/7
17/08/2016 Centralised - Yearly update (2016)5366 of 12/08/2016
21/04/2017 Centralised - Annual reassessment EMEA/H/C/2548/S/11
26/04/2018 Centralised - Annual reassessment EMEA/H/C/2548/S/19