Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 10 April 2018

Indication(s)

Treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in patients 12 years and above with haemophilia A (congenital factor VIII deficiency).

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/004195
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 08-01-2018
Type Medicinal product subject to medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Baxalta Innovations GmbH