Procedure for removal or addition of a patented indication for medicines for human use

The applicant or marketing authorisation holder for a generic medicine may decide not to include the patented indications or dosage forms in the marketing authorisation and not to mention them in the summary of product characteristics and package leaflet. Applicants/marketing authorisation holders must follow specific procedures to remove or reinsert the patented indication.

Give your opinion on genetically modified vaccines to treat hepatitis B

The FPS Public Health and FAMHP would like to invite you to take part in the public consultation on a clinical trial testing the genetically modified vaccines ChAd155-hIi-HBV and MVA-HBV for the treatment of infections with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The public consultation will run from 27 November 2021 to 27 December 2021.

Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR): specific webinar for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and academic sponsors

In the context of the preparation of the implementation of the Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR), which will come into force on 31 January 2022, a specific webinar for SMEs and academic sponsors on key aspects of the CTR and the new processes via the Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS) for clinical trial application submissions will be organised on 29 November 2021.

PRAC October 2021 – Nomegestrol containing products and chlormadinone containing products and update on COVID-19 vaccines

During its October 2021 meeting, the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started a review of meningioma risk with nomegestrol- and chlormadinone-containing medicines. The PRAC also has reviewed data on venous thromboembolism and immune thrombocytopenia with COVID-19 vaccines.