Advice

In the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation.

Palifermin (Kepivance) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of oral mucositis in bone marrow transplantation.

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication. As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHS Scotland.

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Medicine details

Medicine name:
Palifermin (Kepivance®)
SMC ID:
272/06
Indication:
Oral mucositis in bone marrow transplantation
Pharmaceutical company
Amgen Ltd
BNF chapter
Malignant disease and immunosuppression
Submission type
Non submission
Status
Not recommended
Date advice published:
08 May 2006