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Active Substance: palifermin
Common Name: palifermin
ATC Code: V03AF08
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ)
Active Substance: palifermin
Status: Withdrawn
Authorisation Date: 2005-10-25
Therapeutic Area: Mucositis
Pharmacotherapeutic Group: All other therapeutic products

Therapeutic Indication

Kepivance is indicated to decrease the incidence, duration and severity of oral mucositis in adult patients with haematological malignancies receiving myeloablative radiochemotherapy associated with a high incidence of severe mucositis and requiring autologous-haematopoietic-stem-cell support.

The marketing authorisation for Kepivance has been withdrawn at the request of the marketing authorisation holder.

Source: European Medicines Agency

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