Vibramycin Tabs 200 mg

Informazioni principali

  • Nome commerciale:
  • Vibramycin Tabs 200 mg Tabletten
  • Forma farmaceutica:
  • Tabletten
  • Composizione:
  • doxycyclinum 200 mg ut doxycyclinum monohydricum, colore.: Di E 104, E 132, excipiens pro compresso.
  • Utilizzare per:
  • Esseri umani
  • Tipo di medicina:
  • Farmaco biologico

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  • Lingua:
  • italiano

Informazioni terapeutiche

  • Gruppo terapeutico:
  • Synthetika
  • Area terapeutica:
  • Infektionskrankheiten

Altre informazioni

Status

  • Fonte:
  • Swissmedic - Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products
  • Numero dell'autorizzazione:
  • 43416
  • Data dell'autorizzazione:
  • 14-10-1980
  • Ultimo aggiornamento:
  • 19-10-2018

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Informazioni destinata ai pazienti

Legga attentamente il foglietto illustrativo prima di far uso del medicamento. Questo medicamento le

è stato prescritto personalmente e quindi non deve essere consegnato ad altre persone, anche se i

sintomi sono gli stessi. Il medicamento potrebbe nuocere alla loro salute.

Conservi il foglietto illustrativo per poterlo rileggere all'occorrenza.

Vibramycin® Tabs

Che cos'è Vibramycin Tabs e quando si usa?

Vibramycin Tabs è un antibiotico del gruppo delle tetracicline che agisce contro batteri che

provocano infezioni.

Vibramycin Tabs si usa per il trattamento di infezioni quali:

-infezioni delle vie respiratorie;

-infezioni degli orecchi, del naso e della gola;

-infezioni delle vie urinarie;

-infezioni degli organi genitali;

-infezioni della pelle e dei tessuti molli;

-infezioni del tratto digerente;

-infezioni in ostetricia e ginecologia;

-infezioni della bocca;

-infezioni degli occhi;

-determinate infezioni trasmesse da zecche.

Vibramycin Tabs si usa per la profilassi delle seguenti infezioni:

-diarrea del viaggiatore;

-malaria in determinate regioni.

Vibramycin Tabs è da usarsi soltanto su prescrizione medica.

Di che cosa occorre inoltre tener conto durante il trattamento?

Non dimentichi che questo medicamento le è stato prescritto dal suo medico per curare la malattia di

cui soffre attualmente. Non lo si può usare per il trattamento di altre malattie o di altre persone.

L’antibiotico contenuto in Vibramycin Tabs non è attivo su qualsiasi microrganismo che causa

infezioni. L’impiego di un antibiotico sbagliato o in dosaggio non corretto può dar luogo a

complicazioni. Non lo usi quindi mai di sua iniziativa per il trattamento di altre malattie o di altre

persone. Anche in caso di nuove infezioni successive, Vibramycin Tabs non deve essere usato senza

consultare nuovamente il medico.

Quando non si può usare Vibramycin Tabs?

Non deve assumere Vibramycin Tabs se è allergico al principio attivo doxiciclina, a un altro

costituente della formulazione o ad altre tetracicline. Segnali al suo medico se in passato ha reagito

agli antibiotici con effetti collaterali o se le è successo di non tollerare bene un precedente

trattamento con Vibramycin Tabs.

L’eventuale ipersensibilità si manifesta per es. con dispnea (asma), disturbi della circolazione,

gonfiori della pelle (es. orticaria) e delle mucose, prurito o eruzioni cutanee.

In caso di gravi malattie del fegato, Vibramycin Tabs non deve essere utilizzato.

Quando è richiesta prudenza nella somministrazione di Vibramycin Tabs?

La somministrazione di tetracicline durante la seconda metà della gravidanza, a bambini piccoli o a

bambini fino all’età di 12 anni può provocare una colorazione giallo-grigio-brunastra permanente dei

denti o la formazione incompleta dello smalto dentario.

Questi pazienti pertanto possono assumere Vibramycin Tabs soltanto su esplicita prescrizione del

medico.

Se soffre di una malattia del fegato, può prendere Vibramycin Tabs solamente su esplicita

prescrizione del medico e sotto controllo medico.

Se si verifica una reazione cutanea (come ad es. eruzioni cutanee o prurito), deve interrompere

l’assunzione del farmaco e consultare senza indugio il medico.

Poiché Vibramycin Tabs può causare reazioni di ipersensibilità alla luce, eviti l’esposizione solare

diretta o ai raggi UV. Se per effetto di un’esposizione diretta al sole o ai raggi UV si manifesta un

arrossamento della pelle, deve interrompere l’assunzione del farmaco e consultare senza indugio il

medico.

Per ridurre il rischio di irritazioni o di ulcere dell’esofago, le compresse Vibramycin Tabs devono

essere disciolte in circa 50 ml d’acqua e assunte con abbondante liquido.

Durante l’assunzione delle compresse Vibramycin Tabs possono comparire lievi disturbi digestivi.

Tuttavia, in caso di disturbi gastrointestinali con vomito e diarrea va sospesa l’assunzione del

preparato e va informato immediatamente il medico. I medicamenti che inibiscono la peristalsi

intestinale (moto intestinale) non devono essere presi se sorge una diarrea.

I pazienti che fanno uso di farmaci contro l’iperacidità di stomaco (antiacidi) o sali di bismuto per

curare disturbi di stomaco o assumono preparati contenenti ferro non devono prenderli

contemporaneamente a Vibramycin Tabs, poiché questi medicinali alterano l’assorbimento del

farmaco nel sangue. Questo vale anche per carbone attivo e medicamenti a base di colestiramina.

Perciò, Vibramycin Tabs dovrebbero essere somministrato o 2 ore prima o 4 ore dopo questi farmaci.

Associazioni di antibiotici: l’assunzione concomitante di un ulteriore antibiotico e Vibramycin Tabs

deve avvenire solo su esplicita prescrizione del medico.

Informi il suo medico se prende anticoagulanti (farmaci che rallentano la coagulazione del sangue),

antidiabetici orali (farmaci per abbassare il tasso del glucosio nel sangue), medicamenti per ridurre la

frequenza delle crisi epilettiche, sonniferi o contraccettivi orali («pillola anticoncezionale»).

Se fa uso di un contraccettivo orale («pillola anticoncezionale»), tenga presente che durante la terapia

con antibiotici la sua efficacia può risultare ridotta. Il suo medico o il suo farmacista potrà

consigliarle un altro metodo anticoncezionale.

Informi inoltre il medico se deve sottoporsi a un’anestesia. L’applicazione concomitante di un

determinato anestetico (metossiflurano) può infatti dar luogo a lesioni renali fatali.

Durante la terapia con Vibramycin Tabs non vanno consumate bevande alcoliche.

L'uso simultaneo di doxiciclina e di ciclosporina A può aumentare l’effetto tossico

dell'immunosoppressore (ciclosporina A).

L’uso simultaneo di teofillina e di tetracicline può aumentare la comparsa degli effetti collaterali nel

tratto gastrointestinale.

Le tetracicline, inclusa la doxiciclina, possono causare un aumento benigno della pressione

all’interno del cranio, che di solito è reversibile. Tuttavia, sono stati segnalati casi di perdita

permanente della vista come conseguenza di questo aumento della pressione all’interno del cranio

durante il trattamento con tetracicline, compresa la doxiciclina. Informi immediatamente il suo

medico se durante il trattamento si verificano disturbi della vista.

È noto che anche il principio attivo isotretinoina, che viene utilizzato per il trattamento dell'acne, in

rari casi può provocare un aumento benigno della pressione all’interno del cranio. Pertanto, l’uso

simultaneo di isotretinoina e doxiciclina dovrebbe essere evitato.

L’uso simultaneo di metotrexato e doxiciclina può provocare l’aumento della concentrazione del

metotrexato.

Informi il medico se a domicilio esegue dei test per la determinazione dello zucchero nell’urina.

Questo medicamento può influenzare la capacità di reazioni, la capacità di condurre un veicolo e la

capacità di utilizzare attrezzi o macchine.

Informi il medico o il farmacista se:

-soffre di altre malattie (come per es, malattie del fegato),

-soffre di allergie o

-assume o applica esternamente altri medicamenti (anche se acquistati di sua iniziativa!).

Si può assumere Vibramycin Tabs durante la gravidanza o l’allattamento?

Se è incinta o prevede una gravidanza, non deve assumere Vibramycin Tabs, a meno che non le

venga esplicitamente prescritto dal medico.

Durante il trattamento con Vibramycin Tabs non deve allattare.

Come usare Vibramycin Tabs?

Le compresse Vibramycin Tabs devono essere assunte con una quantità sufficiente di liquido, in

posizione seduta o in piedi, almeno un’ora prima dei pasti e almeno un’ora prima di andare a letto.

Le compresse Vibramycin Tabs si possono deglutire intere oppure assumere disciolte in circa 50 ml

d’acqua. Se le compresse vengono deglutite intere bisogna bere subito dopo una quantità sufficiente

di liquido (1 bicchiere). Se vengono assunte disciolte, bisogna bere subito dopo almeno 100 ml

d’acqua.

Qualora la modalità di assunzione raccomandata dia luogo a notevoli disturbi gastrici, si consiglia di

assumere le compresse Vibramycin Tabs con i pasti o con un bicchiere di latte.

In generale, per ottenere il pieno effetto di Vibramycin Tabs è necessario attenersi esattamente alla

posologia e alla durata della terapia prescritte dal medico. Spesso i sintomi della malattia scompaiono

prima che l’infezione sia completamente guarita. Per questo motivo non deve interrompere

prematuramente la terapia, anche se si sente meglio.

Salvo diversa prescrizione del medico, per la posologia abituale valgono le indicazioni riportate qui

di seguito.

Adulti e adolescenti di peso superiore a 50 kg: il primo giorno, 200 mg (2 compresse da 100 mg

oppure 1 compressa da 200 mg), in un’unica somministrazione, deglutite intere con una quantità

sufficiente di liquido oppure disciolte in circa 50 ml d’acqua. I giorni successivi, 100 mg (1

compressa) al giorno. Per indicazioni speciali la posologia giornaliera può essere più elevata,

secondo la prescrizione del medico.

Non modifichi di propria iniziativa la posologia prescritta. Se ritiene che l'azione del farmaco sia

troppo debole o troppo forte ne parli al suo medico o al suo farmacista.

Quali effetti collaterali può avere Vibramycin Tabs?

In seguito all'assunzione di Vibramycin Tabs possono manifestarsi gli effetti collaterali seguenti:

Frequente: fotosensibilità. Dopo l’esposizione al sole o alle radiazioni UV può manifestarsi un colpo

di sole grave, raramente anche con partecipazione delle unghie (distacco e colorazione delle unghie)

(vedere paragrafo «Quando è richiesta prudenza nella somministrazione di Vibramycin Tabs?»).

Nausea, vomito, cefalea, eruzioni, reazioni di ipersensibilità (compresi shock anafilattico,

tumefazioni, eruzioni, pressione arteriosa bassa, difficoltà nella respirazione e frequenza cardiaca

aumentata), infiammazione del pericardio, tumefazione della cute o delle mucose (per es.

tumefazione delle palpebre, labbra o lingua), peggioramento dei sintomi di un eritema a farfalla (la

cosiddetta malattia autoimmune del lupus eritematoso sistemico), reazione di ipersensibilità ritardata,

tumefazione delle braccia o delle gambe.

Ai primi sintomi di una reazione cutanea deve interrompere l’assunzione del farmaco e consultare

immediatamente il suo medico.

Occasionalmente: disturbo della digestione, infiammazione della faringe e della mucosa orale,

raucedine, lingua nera villosa, prurito, disturbi della coagulazione, sangue nelle urine.

Raro: infiammazione del pancreas (pancreatite, caratterizzata da: dolori forti di insorgenza

improvvisa nella parte superiore dell’addome, nausea e vomito), diarrea (vedere paragrafo «Quando

è richiesta prudenza nella somministrazione di Vibramycin Tabs?»), infiammazione della lingua,

colorazione dei denti permanenti, difficoltà di deglutizione, diminuzione dell’appetito, aumento della

pressione all’interno del cranio (sintomi possibili sono cefalea, vertigini, stanchezza, disturbi visivi

(visione doppia)), battito cardiaco, nervosismo e stati di paura, disturbi della sensibilità (per es.

formicolio etc.), protrusione delle fontanelle nei neonati, arrossamenti del volto, reazioni

infiammatorie gravi della pelle, dolori addominali, lesioni infiammatorie nella regione anale e

genitale, infiammazione dell’esofago (esofagite), ulcere dell’esofago (ulcere esofagee) (vedere

paragrafo «Quando è richiesta prudenza nella somministrazione di Vibramycin Tabs?»), disturbi o

perdita della percezione dell’odore e del gusto, che è reversibile solo in alcuni casi e anche soltanto

parzialmente, alterazioni ematologiche, disturbi della funzionalità epatica, infiammazione del fegato

(epatite), tossicità del fegato, ronzio auricolare, dolori articolari e muscolari, lesioni renali.

Molto rare: crampi convulsivi.

Lievi fenomeni di intolleranza quali inappetenza, difficoltà di deglutizione, nausea, vomito e diarrea,

si possono generalmente evitare prendendo Vibramycin Tabs con un bicchiere di latte, uno yogurt o

dopo un pasto leggero.

Informi immediatamente il medico o il farmacista in caso di:

·segni di una reazione di ipersensibilità come per es. prurito, eruzioni cutanee, gonfiore del volto,

sensazione di aumento del battito cardiaco, dispnea, gonfiore degli arti;

·colorazione giallastra della pelle o della parte biancha degli occhi;

·improvvisi dolori addominali o vomito, crisi di diarrea grave, sanguinolenta o persistente;

·disturbi della vista.

Se osserva effetti collaterali qui non descritti, dovrebbe informare il suo medico o il suo farmacista.

Di che altro occorre tener conto?

Conservare i farmaci fuori dalla portata dei bambini.

Vibramycin Tabs non dev’essere utilizzato oltre la data indicata con «EXP» sulla confezione.

Conservare Vibramycin Tabs a temperatura ambiente (15-25 °C) e al riparo dalla luce e dall’umidità.

Tenere fuori dalla portata dei bambini.

A cura ultimata riportare la confezione con il contenuto rimanente al medico o al farmacista che

provvederanno al suo smaltimento.

Il medico o il farmacista, che sono in possesso di documentazione professionale e dettagliata,

possono darle ulteriori informazioni.

Cosa contiene Vibramycin Tabs?

1 compressa divisibile Vibramycin Tabs contiene come principio attivo 100 mg risp. 200 mg di

doxiciclina e come sostanze ausiliarie: silice colloidale, cellulosa microcristallina,

carbossimetilcellulosa sodica, magnesio stearato, coloranti: E104, E132, E173.

Numero dell’omologazione

43416 (Swissmedic).

Dov'è ottenibile Vibramycin Tabs? Quali confezioni sono disponibili?

In farmacia dietro presentazione della prescrizione medica non rinnovabile.

Vibramycin Tabs, 100 mg (divisibile): confezioni da 8 e 25 compresse.

Vibramycin Tabs, 200 mg (divisibile): confezioni da 8 compresse.

Titolare dell’omologazione

Pfizer PFE Switzerland GmbH, Zürich.

Questo foglietto illustrativo è stato controllato l’ultima volta nell’aprile 2017 dall’autorità

competente in materia di medicamenti (Swissmedic).

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Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Published on: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant ADAMA Agriculture BV on behalf of ADAMA Makhteshim Ltd. submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to modify the existing maximum residue level for the active substance captan in hops. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be insufficient to conclude whether the existing residue definitions are appropriate for hops. Although the number of residue ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-12-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Published on: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) for Health, Food chain safety and Environment, submitted an application as the competent national authority in Belgium to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance captan in cranberries. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposal for cranberries. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-12-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance propanil

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance propanil

Published on: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State Italy for the pesticide active substance propanil and the assessment of applications for maximum residue levels (MRLs) are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States, the applican...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

The red palm weevil:  combating the loss of palm trees on the Mediterranean coast

The red palm weevil: combating the loss of palm trees on the Mediterranean coast

The palm weevil is one of the most damaging insect pests of palm trees, and is a threat to plant biodiversity in many countries. This insect has spread rapidly along the Mediterranean coast in the last ten years or more, and is classified as a regulated quarantine pest and a major danger to plant health in France. It is therefore subject to compulsory control measures. In order to curb the spread of the pest, which was introduced into the country in 2006, control strategies are being implemented at local...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

18-12-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for pencycuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for pencycuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance pencycuron. To assess the occurrence of pencycuron residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (incl...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-12-2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 Among the tasks of EFSA, according to its founding regulation (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002), there is the establishment of a system of Networks of organisations operating in the fields within EFSA's mission, the objective being to facilitate a scientific cooperation framework by the coordination of activities, the exchange of information, the development and implementation of joint projects, the exchange of expertise and best practices. Additionally, the EFSA Science Strat...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to review the comments received on the Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. Comments originating from the applicant (Han‐Biotech GmbH) were submitted to EFSA via the E...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean A2704‐12

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean A2704‐12

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) soybean A2704‐12. This soybean was found to be as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterpart with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses. On 5 June 2018, the European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for GM soybean A2704‐12 and to indicate whether the previous c...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Syngenta Agro GmbH submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set a maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance mandipropamid in cocoa beans imported from Nigeria and Cameroon. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal of 0.06 mg/kg. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the res...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in France to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance pyraclostrobin in soyabean. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for soyabean. The applicant provided a new validated analytical method to control residues of pyraclostrobin on the commodity u...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Germany. The first one, to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance pyraclostrobin in various crops and to set import tolerances for sugar canes and American persimmons; the second one to set import tolerances for pineapples and passion fruits/maracujas. The data submitted in support of the request...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, Spain, for the pesticide active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto Europe, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified soybean MON 89788, for food and feed uses, excluding cultivation within the European Union....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tau‐fluvalinate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tau‐fluvalinate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance tau‐fluvalinate. To assess the occurrence of tau‐fluvalinate residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 as well as the European authorisations reported by Member St...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for picolinafen

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for picolinafen

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The applicant BASF Agro B.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for picolinafen in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, a new validated analytical method for enforcement of the residue in dry/high starch‐, high water content‐, high acid content‐ and high oil content commodities ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

Setting of an import tolerance for pyraclostrobin in rice

Setting of an import tolerance for pyraclostrobin in rice

Published on: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to set an import tolerance for the active substance pyraclostrobin in rice. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for rice. Based on the risk assessment results, EFSA concluded that the short‐term intake of residues resulting from the use of p...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraclostrobin

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraclostrobin

Published on: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for pyraclostrobin in the framework of the MRL review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, residues trials supporting the existing use of pyraclostrobin on table grapes authorised in southern EU Member States and an analytical method for analysing residues of pyraclostrobin in ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified LLCotton25, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within the EU. The d...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133 is for food and feed uses, import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize MZHG0JG in the European Union. Maize MZHG0JG was developed to confer tolerance to the herbicidal active substances glyphosate and glufosinate‐ammonium. The molecular characterisation data and bioinformatic analyses do not identify issues requiring food/feed safety assessment. None of the identified differences in the agronomic/phenotypic and com...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for cyazofamid

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for cyazofamid

Published on: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 The applicant ISK Biosciences Europe N.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in France to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified in the framework of the MRL review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The data gap which was related to information on freezer storage conditions for the residue trials reported on potatoes, tomatoes and cucurbits with edible and inedible peel was considered satisfactorily addressed...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance napropamide‐M

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance napropamide‐M

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom for the pesticide active substance napropamide‐M are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of napropamid...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for teflubenzuron in grapefruits, mandarins and broccoli

Setting of import tolerances for teflubenzuron in grapefruits, mandarins and broccoli

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to set import tolerances for the active substance teflubenzuron in grapefruits and mandarins imported from Brazil and for broccoli imported from Paraguay. The data submitted were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for grapefruits and broccoli. The MRL derived ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Published on: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the evaluation of applications received by the European Commission concerning basic substances. In this context, EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract are presented. The context of the evaluation ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines Composition and Lot Release

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines Composition and Lot Release

Vaccine lot release information updated on 3/3/2010.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for kresoxim‐methyl

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for kresoxim‐methyl

Published on: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Belgium to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for kresoxim‐methyl in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the confirmatory data requirement, a new study on the storage stability of kresoxim‐methyl residues in animal matrices was submitted. The data gap was considered ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Published on: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Denmark to set import tolerances for the active substance haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for linseed and rapeseed. Adequate analytical metho...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Updated review of the existing maximum residue levels for imazalil according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 following new toxicological information

Updated review of the existing maximum residue levels for imazalil according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 following new toxicological information

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In compliance with Article 43 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA received a mandate from the European Commission to provide an update of the reasoned opinion on the review of existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for imazalil published on 5 September 2017, taking into account the additional information provided on the toxicity of the metabolites R014821, FK‐772 and FK‐284. EFSA did not derive MRL proposals from the post‐harvest uses reported on citrus fru...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

23-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pendimethalin

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pendimethalin

Published on: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, residue trials on strawberries, onions, garlic, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, artichokes, leeks and rape seeds were submitted. The data gaps are considere...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for dimethomorph

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for dimethomorph

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for dimethomorph in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The submitted residue data on raspberries were satisfactorily addressing the data gaps on raspberries and blackberries. Considering the new information provided, it is appropri...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant, Nichino Europe Co. Ltd., submitted application request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate confirmatory data that were identified for pyraflufen‐ethyl in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The submitted data were sufficient to confirm the MRLs for citrus fruits, tree nuts, pome fruits, stone fruits, table and wine grapes, curra...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA was requested to deliver a scientific opinion on the implications for human health of the flavouring substance 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide [FL‐no: 16.133], in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411), according to Regulation (EC) No 1331/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The substance has not been reported to occur in natural source materials of botanical or animal origin. It is intende...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 200, Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev.1): 74 α,β‐unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 200, Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev.1): 74 α,β‐unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings of the European Food Safety Authority was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of 74 flavouring substances from subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 200 Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev1). In FGE.200, genotoxicity studies were provided for one representative substance, namely hex‐2(trans)‐enal [FL‐no: 05.073], and for other two substances in the same subgroup, namely 2‐dodecenal [FL‐no: 05.03...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mepiquat in cotton seeds and animal commodities

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mepiquat in cotton seeds and animal commodities

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant, BASF SE, submitted an application to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance mepiquat in cotton seeds. The data submitted in support of the application were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal for cotton seeds and the previously derived MRL proposals for animal commodities were found to be stil...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for teflubenzuron

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for teflubenzuron

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in United Kingdom to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for teflubenzuron in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, a new metabolism study on leafy crops, a study investigating the nature of residues under standard hydrolytic conditions and a validated ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-10-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for epoxiconazole in beetroots

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for epoxiconazole in beetroots

Published on: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance epoxiconazole in beetroots. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal for beetroots. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

2-10-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for cyflufenamid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for cyflufenamid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance cyflufenamid. To assess the occurrence of cyflufenamid residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-9-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ABE‐IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623)

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ABE‐IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623)

Published on: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, France, for the pesticide active substance ABE‐IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623) are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-9-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tembotrione according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tembotrione according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance tembotrione. To assess the occurrence of tembotrione residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011 as well as the import tolerances and European author...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-9-2018

Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for the active substance  copper (I), copper (II) variants

Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for the active substance copper (I), copper (II) variants

Published on: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following the first approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Me...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for flonicamid in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for flonicamid in various crops

Published on: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance flonicamid in radishes. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant ISK Biosciences Europe N.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Ne...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-9-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for sulfoxaflor in light of confirmatory data

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for sulfoxaflor in light of confirmatory data

Published on: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member State...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

18-12-2018


Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

5-12-2018


Orphan designation: Paclitaxel (micellar), Treatment of ovarian cancer, 17/12/2006, Positive

Orphan designation: Paclitaxel (micellar), Treatment of ovarian cancer, 17/12/2006, Positive

Orphan designation: Paclitaxel (micellar), Treatment of ovarian cancer, 17/12/2006, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

4-12-2018


Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

26-11-2018

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient https://go.usa.gov/xPHdE 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009.  https

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009. https

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009. https://go.usa.gov/xPHdn 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration