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Paediatric-use marketing authorisation (PUMA)

A type of marketing authorisation covering the indication(s) and appropriate formulation(s) for the paediatric population, which was introduced by the Paediatric Regulation. Applicants can request paediatric-use marketing authorisations for medicines that are already authorised, are no longer covered by a supplementary protection certificate or a patent that qualifies as such and are developed exclusively for use in children.