Tussicom 200

Główne informacje

  • Nazwa własna:
  • Tussicom 200 200 mg/5 g proszek do sporządzania roztworu
  • Dawkowanie:
  • 200 mg/5 g
  • Forma farmaceutyczna:
  • proszek do sporządzania roztworu
  • Używać do:
  • Ludzie
  • Typ medycyny:
  • alopatycznych narkotyków

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  • Tussicom 200 200 mg/5 g proszek do sporządzania roztworu
    Polska
  • Język:
  • polski

Informacje terapeutyczne

  • Podsumowanie produktu:
  • 20 sasz. 5 g, 5909990030118, Rp

Inne informacje

Status

  • Źródło:
  • Urząd Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobów Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych
  • Numer pozwolenia:
  • 00301
  • Ostatnia aktualizacja:
  • 17-03-2018

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TUSSICOM 200, 200 mg/5 g, proszek do sporządzania roztworu

Acetylcysteinum

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Acetylcysteinum

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Należy uważnie zapoznać się z treścią ulotki przed zastosowaniem leku, ponieważ zawiera ona

informacje ważne dla pacjenta.

Należy zachować tę ulotkę, aby w razie potrzeby móc ją ponownie przeczytać.

W razie jakichkolwiek wątpliwości należy zwrócić się do lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Lek ten przepisano ściśle określonej osobie. Nie należy go przekazywać innym.

Lek może zaszkodzić innej osobie, nawet jeśli objawy jej choroby są takie same.

Jeśli u pacjenta wystąpią jakiekolwiek objawy niepożądane, w tym wszelkie objawy

niepożądane niewymienione w tej ulotce, należy powiedzieć o tym lekarzowi lub farmaceucie.

Patrz punkt 4.

Spis treści ulotki

Co to jest Tussicom i w jakim celu się go stosuje

Informacje ważne przed zastosowaniem leku Tussicom

Jak stosować Tussicom

Możliwe działania niepożądane

Jak przechowywać Tussicom

Zawartość opakowania i inne informacje

Co to jest Tussicom i w jakim celu się go stosuje

Tussicom zawiera acetylocysteinę, która jest pochodną naturalnego aminokwasu L-cysteiny. Lek

zmniejsza lepkość wydzieliny dróg oddechowych, przez co ułatwia jej wykrztuszanie oraz poprawia

oddychanie i łagodzi męczący kaszel.

Lek stosuje się w leczeniu chorób dróg oddechowych z gęstą wydzieliną oskrzelową, wymagającą

rozrzedzenia oraz w mukowiscydozie.

Informacje ważne przed zastosowaniem leku Tussicom

Kiedy nie stosować leku Tussicom

jeśli pacjent ma uczulenie na acetylocysteinę lub którykolwiek z pozostałych składników

tego leku (wymienionych w punkcie 6);

u dzieci w wieku poniżej 2 lat.

Ostrzeżenia i środki ostrożności

Stosowanie acetylocysteiny może spowodować zwiększenie objętości wydzieliny oskrzelowej.

Szczególnie ostrożnie należy stosować lek:

u pacjentów z astmą; w przypadku wystąpienia i utrzymywania się skurczu oskrzeli –

lek należy odstawić;

u pacjentów z chorobą wrzodową żołądka i dwunastnicy;

u pacjentów w podeszłym wieku;

u pacjentów z ciężką niewydolnością oddechową.

Acetylocysteiny nie należy podawać pacjentom ze zmniejszoną zdolnością do odkrztuszania, jeśli nie

zapewni się choremu w czasie leczenia fizykoterapii oddechowej.

Tussicom a inne leki

Należy powiedzieć lekarzowi o wszystkich lekach przyjmowanych przez pacjenta obecnie lub

ostatnio, a także o lekach, które wydawane są bez recepty.

Acetylocysteiny nie należy stosować jednocześnie z antybiotykami (erytromycyna, tetracykliny,

amoksycylina); należy zachować 2-godzinną przerwę w przyjmowaniu leków.

Ciąża i karmienie piersią

Przed zastosowaniem jakiegokolwiek leku należy poradzić się lekarza.

Leku nie stosować w okresie ciąży i karmienia piersią, jeśli nie jest to konieczne.

Prowadzenie pojazdów i obsługiwanie maszyn

Lek nie wpływa na sprawność psychofizyczną pacjentów.

Tussicom zawiera sacharozę (cukier)

1 saszetka leku Tussicom 200 zawiera 4,759 g sacharozy – około 0,4 jednostki chlebowej w jednej

saszetce.

1 saszetka leku Tussicom 400 zawiera 4,575 g sacharozy – około 0,4 jednostki chlebowej w jednej

saszetce.

1 saszetka leku Tussicom 600 zawiera 4,370 g sacharozy – około 0,4 jednostki chlebowej w jednej

saszetce.

Należy to wziąć pod uwagę u pacjentów z cukrzycą. Jeśli stwierdzono wcześniej u pacjenta

nietolerancję niektórych cukrów, pacjent powinien skontaktować się z lekarzem przed zastosowaniem

tego leku.

Tussicom 400 zawiera żółcień chinolinową, a Tussicom 600 zawiera czerwień koszenilową, które

mogą powodować reakcje alergiczne.

Jak stosować Tussicom

Ten lek należy zawsze stosować zgodnie z zaleceniami lekarza. W razie wątpliwości należy zwrócić

się do lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Dawkowanie

Zazwyczaj stosowana dawka leku Tussicom :

u dorosłych i u dzieci w wieku powyżej 14 lat – dawka do 600 mg acetylocysteiny na dobę;

u dzieci w wieku od 6 do 14 lat – dawka do 400 mg acetylocysteiny na dobę;

u dzieci w wieku od 2 do 6 lat – dawka do 300 mg acetylocysteiny na dobę.

Zalecane dawkowanie w mukowiscydozie:

u dzieci w wieku powyżej 6 lat - do 600 mg acetylocysteiny na dobę;

u dzieci w wieku od 2 do 6 lat - do 400 mg acetylocysteiny na dobę.

Sposób podawania

Zawartość saszetki należy rozpuścić w szklance wody i wypić zaraz po rozpuszczeniu. Zawartości

saszetek nie należy dzielić.

Uwaga:

Należy unikać zetknięcia roztworu leku z metalami i gumą.

Zastosowanie większej niż zalecana dawki leku Tussicom

Przedawkowanie leku może spowodować nadmierne upłynnienie śluzowo-ropnych wydzielin,

szczególnie u pacjentów z niedostatecznym odruchem kaszlu, u których może być konieczne

zastosowanie metod mechanicznych odsysania wydzieliny z oskrzeli.

W razie podejrzenia przedawkowania leku należy zgłosić się natychmiast do lekarza.

Pominięcie zastosowania leku Tussicom

W przypadku nieprzyjęcia leku o wyznaczonej porze, nie należy stosować podwójnej dawki leku,

tylko przyjąć go w zalecanej dawce o następnej porze wynikającej z zaleconego sposobu

dawkowania.

W razie jakichkolwiek dalszych wątpliwości związanych ze stosowaniem tego leku należy zwrócić się

do lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Możliwe działania niepożądane

Jak każdy lek, lek ten może powodować działania niepożądane, chociaż nie u każdego one wystąpią.

Bardzo rzadko w początkowym okresie stosowania leku może wystąpić skurcz oskrzeli, nadmierne

wydzielanie śluzu, drażniący kaszel.

Po zastosowaniu dużych dawek leku mogą wystąpić nudności, biegunka i wymioty, a także

rozszerzenie naczyń krwionośnych i nagłe zaczerwienienie twarzy.

Zgłaszanie działań niepożądanych

Jeśli wystąpią jakiekolwiek objawy niepożądane, w tym wszelkie objawy niepożądane niewymienione

w ulotce, należy powiedzieć o tym lekarzowi. Działania niepożądane można zgłaszać bezpośrednio do

Departamentu Monitorowania Niepożądanych Działań Produktów Leczniczych Urzędu Rejestracji

Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobów Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych {aktualny adres, nr

telefonu i faksu ww. Departamentu}

e-mail: ndl@urpl.gov.pl

Dzięki zgłaszaniu działań niepożądanych można będzie zgromadzić więcej informacji na temat

bezpieczeństwa stosowania leku.

Jak przechowywać Tussicom

Brak specjalnych zaleceń dotyczących przechowywania.

Lek należy przechowywać w miejscu niewidocznym i niedostępnym dla dzieci.

Nie stosować tego leku po upływie terminu ważności zamieszczonego na opakowaniu. Termin

ważności oznacza ostatni dzień podanego miesiąca.

Leków nie należy wyrzucać do kanalizacji ani domowych pojemników na odpadki. Należy zapytać

farmaceutę, jak usunąć leki, których się już nie używa. Takie postępowanie pomoże chronić

środowisko.

6.

Zawartość opakowania i inne informacje

Co zawiera lek Tussicom 200

Substancją czynną leku jest acetylocysteina. Każda saszetka zawiera 200 mg acetylocysteiny.

Pozostałe składniki to: sacharoza, beta-karoten 2,5%, substancja poprawiająca smak i zapach,

pomarańczowa.

Co zawiera lek Tussicom 400

Substancją czynną leku jest acetylocysteina. Każda saszetka zawiera 400 mg acetylocysteiny.

Pozostałe składniki to: sacharoza, substancja poprawiająca smak i zapach, cytrynowa, żółcień

chinolinowa.

Co zawiera lek Tussicom 600

Substancją czynną leku jest acetylocysteina. Każda saszetka zawiera 600 mg acetylocysteiny.

Pozostałe składniki to: sacharoza, krzemionka koloidalna, substancja poprawiająca smak i

zapach, malinowa, substancja poprawiająca smak i zapach, pomarańczowa i czerwień

koszenilowa.

Jak wygląda lek Tussicom i co zawiera opakowanie

Tussicom 200 to sypki, jasnopomarańczowy proszek o zapachu i smaku pomarańczowym,

w saszetkach. Każda saszetka zawiera 5 g proszku. Tekturowe pudełko zawiera 20 saszetek.

Tussicom 400 to sypki, jasnożółty proszek o zapachu i smaku cytrynowym, w saszetkach.

Każda saszetka zawiera 5 g proszku. Tekturowe pudełko zawiera 20 saszetek.

Tussicom 600 to sypki, jasnoróżowy proszek o zapachu i smaku owocowym, w saszetkach.

Każda saszetka zawiera 5 g proszku. Tekturowe pudełko zawiera 20 saszetek.

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Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aminopyralid in certain cereals

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aminopyralid in certain cereals

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dow AgroSciences Denmark submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance aminopyralid in cereals. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for barley, rye, sorghum, millet and oats. A modification of the existing MRL of aminopyralid in wh...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the competent national authority in Belgium prepared a request to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance spirotetramat in Florence fennels and rhubarbs. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to modify the existing MRLs for spirotetramat in the group of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 The additive cassia gum consists mainly of high-molecular weight polysaccharides composed primarily of a linear chain of 1,4-b-D-mannopyranose units with 1,6-linked a-D-galactopyranose units. In 2014, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered an opinion on the safety and efficacy of cassia gum in cats and dogs. The Panel concluded, based on positive findings observed in a bacterial reverse mutation test with a semi-refined cassia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 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 dazomet. To assess the occurrence of dazomet 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 (including the supporting re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 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 metam. To assess the occurrence of metam residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008C as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (including the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer CropScience submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to set an import tolerance for the active substance spiromesifen in coffee beans. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for coffee beans. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of spiromesife...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer CropScience N.V., the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority 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 A2704‐12, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 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 fluometuron. To assess the occurrence of fluometuron 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 (in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Lantharenol® is a feed additive consisting of lanthanum carbonate octahydrate. It is currently authorised as a zootechnical additive (decrease in phosphorous excretion via urine) for cats; this opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation. In 2007, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lantharenol® as a feed additive for cats. The applicant has provided data demonstrating th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 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 sedaxane. To assess the occurrence of sedaxane residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well as the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 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 triazoxide. To assess the occurrence of triazoxide 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. Bas...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 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 chromafenozide. Considering the information provided by Member States, neither EU uses nor import tolerances are currently authorised for chromafenozide within the EU. Furthermore, no MRLs are established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (codex maximum residue limits) for this active subst...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice

Published on: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Syngenta Crop Protection AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive tentative MRL proposals for the concerned crops. They are tentative as formally the general data gap identified in the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

28-12-2018

The red palm weevil

The red palm weevil

What is the red palm weevil? The red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) is a beetle that is a particular menace to palm trees. Originally from South and South-east Asia, it is now found in more than 60 countries, where it threatens date palms, ornamental palms and coconut palms. It has been present in France since 2006; it was first detected in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region (French Riviera) and has now become established in the Occitanie region and Corsica.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

22-12-2018

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

25-1-2019


Orphan designation: Glucagon, Treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism, 08/10/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Glucagon, Treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism, 08/10/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Glucagon, Treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism, 08/10/2009, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

25-1-2019


Orphan designation: Mannitolum, Treatment of cystic fibrosis, 07/11/2005, Positive

Orphan designation: Mannitolum, Treatment of cystic fibrosis, 07/11/2005, Positive

Orphan designation: Mannitolum, Treatment of cystic fibrosis, 07/11/2005, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

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