European Paediatric Formulary: Amiodarone hydrochloride capsules (5 mg-200 mg) monograph in public consultation

EDQM 11/06/2024 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released Issue 9 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, containing the 11th monograph of the PaedF Working Party, Amiodarone hydrochloride capsules (5 mg-200 mg) for public consultation. The deadline for comments is 30 September...

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Celebrating 60 years of excellence – Explore our conference programme

EDQM 25/04/2024 Strasbourg, France

Celebrating 60 years of excellence and dedication to ensuring the availability of and access to good quality and safe medicines and health products, the EDQM is gearing up for a major event. Join us for a high-level gathering that pays tribute to our rich history while sparking discussions on...

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EDQM Open Day – Join us for an afternoon full of discovery

EDQM 02/05/2024 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) will open its doors to the public on Sunday 16 June 2024 from 13:30 to 18:00. Full information is available on the dedicated EDQM Open Day web page. Join us for a fun-packed afternoon to discover how the EDQM contributes to...

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Two new monographs published in European Paediatric Formulary

EDQM 29/02/2024 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has added two new monographs Clonidine hydrochloride 10 µg/mL oral solution and Furosemide 2 mg/mL oral solution, to the European Paediatric Formulary after a successful public consultation phase. The Formulary now...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Flecainide acetate oral solution and Valaciclovir oral solution monographs in public consultation

EDQM 05/12/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released Issue 8 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm. The experts of the PaedF working party are glad to publish the ninth and tenth monographs for public consultation, Flecainide acetate 10 mg/mL oral solution and...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Chloral hydrate oral solution monograph published

EDQM 04/10/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has published its fifth new monograph, Chloral hydrate 100 mg/mL oral solution, in the European Paediatric Formulary. The monograph was published for public consultation in Issue 5 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm in January 2023,...

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2022 Highlights – EDQM annual report now available

EDQM 05/06/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has published its 2022 annual report, providing a comprehensive overview of its activities and achievements, and putting select data on the present state of EDQM/Council of Europe public health initiatives at your...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Furosemide oral solution monograph published for public consultation in Pharmeuropa PaedForm

EDQM 29/06/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released issue 7 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, in which the draft text for Furosemide 2 mg/mL Oral Solution is published for public consultation with a view to its later inclusion in the European Paediatric Formulary....

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European Paediatric Formulary: Clonidine hydrochloride oral solution monograph published for public consultation in Pharmeuropa PaedForm

EDQM 30/03/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released Issue 6 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, in which the draft text for Clonidine Hydrochloride 10 micrograms/mL Oral Solution is published for public consultation with a view to its later inclusion in the European...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Simple syrup (preservative-free) monograph published

EDQM 25/01/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has added a new monograph, Simple syrup (preservative-free), to the European Paediatric Formulary. The monograph was published in Issue 4 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm in January 2022, approved by the European Pharmacopoeia...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Chloral Hydrate Oral Solution monograph open for public consultation in Pharmeuropa PaedForm

EDQM 21/12/2022 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released Issue 5 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, in which the draft text for Chloral hydrate 100 mg/mL Oral Solution is published for public consultation prior to its inclusion in the European Paediatric Formulary. The...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Revised Phosphate Oral Solution monograph published

EDQM 15/11/2022 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just published the revised monograph Phosphate 60 mg/mL Oral Solution in the European Paediatric Formulary (PaedForm). This revised monograph (the first PaedForm text to undergo revision) was published in Issue 4 of...

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European Paediatric Formulary: two draft texts released for public consultation

EDQM 14/01/2022 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released Issue 4 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, which contains two texts for public consultation, Simple syrup (preservative-free) and Phosphate 60 mg/mL Oral solution, prior to their inclusion in the European Paediatric...

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New in European Paediatric Formulary: Phosphate oral solution monograph

EDQM 07/10/2021 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has added a new monograph, Phosphate 60 mg/mL Oral Solution, to the European Paediatric Formulary. Elaborated by a dedicated European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) working party, the monograph was initially published in Issue 3...

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The Council of Europe appoints future EDQM Director

EDQM 28/06/2021 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe has appointed Petra Dörr, PhD, as future Director of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM). She will take over the function from the current Director, Susanne Keitel, in October 2021. Petra Dörr comes to the EDQM with more than 25 years of...

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European Paediatric Formulary: Phosphate Oral Solution open for public consultation in issue 3 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm

EDQM 17/12/2020 Strasbourg

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has just released Issue 3 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, in which the draft text for Phosphate 60 mg/mL Oral Solution is published for public consultation prior to its inclusion in the European Paediatric Formulary. This...

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Products and extemporaneous preparation of paediatric formulations that may be useful in the treatment of COVID-19

EDQM 16/10/2020 Strasbourg, France

During the COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, clinical trials aimed at demonstrating the safety and efficacy of established active substances in this new indication are currently ongoing and medicinal products are also being used experimentally in clinical practice. Reference is made to the...

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Issue 2 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm just released

EDQM 05/10/2020 Strasbourg, France

The EDQM has just released issue 2 of Pharmeuropa PaedForm, in which the third monograph elaborated by the PaedForm Working Party, the draft text for an ethanol-free formulation for Furosemide 2 mg/mL Oral Solution, is published for public consultation prior to its inclusion in the European...

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European Paediatric Formulary online

EDQM 18/12/2019 Strasbourg, France

The EDQM is pleased to announce that the European Paediatric Formulary is now available free of charge on a dedicated online platform. This is a major achievement for the PaedForm Working Party and all the stakeholders involved, since it not only embodies several years’ work and dedication to the...

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EDQM launches a new HelpDesk

EDQM 21/11/2019 Strasbourg, France

As part of its efforts to improve customer service, the EDQM has developed a streamlined version of its HelpDesk and FAQs platform. The new HelpDesk was redesigned on the basis of feedback received from users and now benefits from a more intuitive interface, which is expected to enhance customer...

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