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Veregen® is an ointment used to treat external genital warts. In the USA, Germany, Austria, Spain, Switzerland and Serbia, Veregen® is already marketed by our partners. Sales and marketing partnerships are also in place for this drug in a large number of other countries in Europe, Asia and America. An overview of our partners can be found here. The sales generated with Veregen® are continually rising and making a valuable contribution to financing the Company.
As an innovative drug, Veregen® is based on a defined extract from green tea leaves obtained in a highly complex and specifically developed process.
Medigene in-licensed the basic rights to the active ingredient of Veregen® in 1999 and then completed the clinical development of Veregen®. Subsequently, Medigene successfully obtained a marketing authorization by the approval process of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Veregen® is the first, and to date one of a very small number of innovative plant-based drug approved by the FDA. Furthermore, Medigene is the first German biotech company to have a drug on the US market.
In the European Union, market approval for Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Sweden was granted in 2012. Market approval was granted for the Czech Republic early 2013 and is expected for Greece within the next few months. Outside the EU, Veregen® was approved in Switzerland, Serbia and Israel. In addition, market authorization applications were filed by partner companies in Mexico, Taiwan and Canada and are currently being evaluated by the respective regulatory authorities.
Veregen® is also listed in recognized treatment guidelines. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention In its current treatment guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases, recommends Sinecatechins 15% ointment (Veregen®) as a possible option for treating genital warts. In addition, the “2012 European Guideline for the Management of Anogenital Warts” includes Sinecatechins 10% & 15% ointment (Veregen®) as a recommended treatment option for genital warts.
In 2013, the market launch of Veregen®, as well as the conclusion of further marketing partnerships are planned in a number of other countries.
Veregen® is a trademark of Medigene AG.
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