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Eisai GmbHEU/1/01/178/001

Main Information

Trade NameTargretin
Active SubstancesBexarotene
Dosage FormCapsule, soft
Licence HolderEisai GmbH
Licence NumberEU/1/01/178/001

Group Information

ATC CodeL01XX Other antineoplastic agents
L01XX25 bexarotene


License statusAuthorised
Licence Issued
Legal statusProduct subject to prescription which may not be renewed (A)
Supply StatusSupply through pharmacies only
Advertising StatusAdvertising to healthcare professionals only
Conditions of LicenceMedicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription (See Annex I: Summary of Product Characteristics, section 4.2)
Marketing StatusUnknown


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