The most consumed medicines in the Baltic States from 2013 to 2015 were medicines used to treat cardiovascular system diseases similar as during the period from 2010 to 2012, shows the new book “Baltic Statistics on Medicines 2013–2015”. The consumption of these medicines more than threefold exceeded the consumption of the second most used groups of medicines in each of the Baltic States (the group of alimentary tract and metabolism medicines in Latvia and Estonia and the nervous system medicines in Lithuania).
Please be informed that from the 1st of May, 2016, State Medicines Control Agency (SMCA) switches to e-dossier only. All applications for marketing authorization, renewal, all types of variations (under national, decentralized or mutual recognition procedures) need to be submitted only as e-dossier (eCTD or NeeS) via CESP (Common European Submission Portal) or written in CD/DVD with cover letter. More information about national requirements for e-dossier’s submission could be found here.
The State Medicines Control Agency on the ground of market monitoring data has compiled the list of medicinal products authorized in the Republic of Lithuania which more than for three years had not been supplied to the Lithuanian market.