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ORPHELIA Pharma: Granting of the marketing authorization for Kigabeq®



Paris and Lyon, October 1st, 2018 – ORPHELIA Pharma, a French biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and marketing of pediatric drugs in the fields of oncology and neurology, announces today that the European Commission has granted Kigabeq® a European marketing authorization.



Kigabeq® is the first pediatric formulation of vigabatrin, an essential antiepileptic drug and will be available as scored soluble tablets of 100 mg and 500 mg strengths. Kigabeq® is expected to be used as first-line treatment for infantile spasms, an extremely severe early childhood encephalopathic epilepsy. Kigabeq® has been developed exclusively for children and will be granted a PUMA (Paediatric Use Marketing Authorization).




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