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Is Prescrire overly alarmist about conditional marketing authorisations?

 Outlook   Following the publication (in Prescrire International n° 246) of an Editors’ Opinion on the withdrawal of the conditional marketing authorisation for rucaparib (Rubraca°) in certain types of ovarian cancer, we received a letter from a senior official at the European Medicines Agency (EMA). This letter provides us with the opportunity to review the issues and risks associated with “conditional” marketing authorisations.
(see also "Winners and losers" Prescrire Int n° 246, subscribers only)
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Source: "Is Prescrire overly alarmist about conditional marketing authorisations?" Prescrire Int 2024; 33 (258): 107-109. Subscribers only..

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"Rucaparib in relapsed
ovarian cancer: a recklessly
approved indication revoked"
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32 (246): 73.
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"Negative post-marketing trials:
often ignored"
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32 (254): 304-305.
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"Post-marketing studies
following conditional authorisation:
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