CHMP adopts positive opinion for aflibercept (Eylea) solution for injection for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

Source: EMA
Area: News
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product aflibercept (Eylea), 40 mg/mL solution for injection, intended for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD).   Aflibercept, an antineovascularisation agent, acts by binding and inhibiting VEGF-A (Vascular endothelial growth factor-A). A pharmacovigilance plan for Eylea will be implemented as part of the marketing authorisation.   Detailed recommendations for the use of this (Read more...)

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