Esmya® – Transforming the management of uterine fibroids
The first medical treatment for the long-term management1 of uterine fibroids (non U.S.)
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Esmya.com is an international information resource intended for healthcare professionals with an interest in Esmya® (Ulipristal acetate 5mg) and in the management of symptomatic uterine fibroids.
This portal will give you a better understanding of the impact of uterine fibroids, also called leiomyoma or myoma; in addition, it will provide you with the information about the clinical development of Esmya® (Ulipristal acetate 5mg) and its mode of action.
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Esmya® (Ulipristal acetate 5mg) is now approved for the long-term management of uterine fibroids in addition to the pre-operative treatment of moderate to severe symptoms of uterine fibroids in adult women of reproductive age1.
Uterine fibroids are the most common tumours in women of reproductive age, with a clinically relevant prevalence in 20-40% of women in this population2.
The condition has a significant impact on patient’s quality of life3, 4 and productivity4, 5 with heavy healthcare and work loss costs6.
1. Esmya® SmPC. May 2016.
2.Wallach EE, et al. Uterine Myomas: An overview of development, clinical features and management. Obstet 2. Gynecol 2004;104(2):393-406.
3. Spies JB., et al. The UFS-QOL, a new disease-specific symptom and health-related quality of life questionnaire for leiomyomata. Obstet Gynecol 2002; 99(2): 290-300.
4. Downes E., et al. The burden of uterine fibroids in five European countries. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2010; 152(1): 96-102.
5. Lerner D., et al. Impaired work performance among women with symptomatic uterine fibroids. J Occup Environ Med 2008; 50: 1149-1157.
6. Hartmann KE., et al. Annual costs associated with diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata. Obstet Gynecol 2006; 108: 930-937.