PRAC November 2023 – Conclusion regarding available evidence not supporting link between the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists and thyroid cancer

During its November 2023 meeting, the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) concluded that the available evidence does not support a causal association between the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists - exenatide, liraglutide, dulaglutide, semaglutide, and lixisenatide - and thyroid cancer.

Limited availability of GLP-1 analogues: recommendations for medical doctors (specialists), (hospital) pharmacists and patients

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogues are in increasing demand worldwide. The limited availability of some of these drugs will last in Belgium until June 2024. Experts from the FAMHP's Unavailability Task Force issue the following recommendations.

Data Tracking System: new application for the effective management of marketing authorisation and vigilance dossiers

On 16 October 2023, the Data Tracking System (DTS) dossier will go live within the FAMHP. This application replaces four MeSeA applications. DTS provides additional functionalities that facilitate the effective management of dossiers in the context of marketing authorisation and vigilance.