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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsImmune Responses to Enzyme Replacement Therapies: Role of Immune Tolerance Induction

Meeting Date: 6/9/14-6/9/14

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The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, in cosponsorship with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), is announcing a 1-day public workshop entitled ‘‘Immune Responses to Enzyme Replacement Therapies: Role of Immune Tolerance Induction.’’ Partners and stakeholders planning the workshop also include representatives from academia, industry, and patients. The purpose of this workshop is to provide a forum to discuss the role of immune tolerance induction in patients receiving replacement biological products.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsRisk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Assessments

Meeting Date: 6/7/12-6/7/12

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled “Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Assessments: Social Science Methodologies to Assess Goals Related to Knowledge.” The purpose of the public workshop is to initiate constructive dialogue and information-sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, health care organizations, health care providers, and others from the general public about survey methodologies and instruments that can be used to evaluate patients’ and health care providers’ knowledge about the risks of drugs marketed with an approved REMS. The input from this workshop will be used to develop guidance for industry describing best practices for conducting an assessment of a REMS goal regarding patient and/or health care provider knowledge about a drug’s risk(s). To assist in the workshop discussion and the ultimate development of the guidance, FDA is making available an issue paper that discusses our experience with knowledge assessments for REMS and contains specific questions we hope to receive input on.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsASH/FDA Multiple Myeloma Clinical Endpoints Workshop

Meeting Date: 10/26/06-10/26/06

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This important workshop on multiple myeloma will explore endpoints that represent clinical benefits other than overall survival in the following areas: Workshop Co-Chairs Kenneth C. Anderson, MD • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Richard Pazdur, MD • Director, Office of Oncology Drug Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration This important workshop on multiple myeloma will explore endpoints that represent clinical benefits other than overall survival in the following areas: Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unclear Significance (MGUS) Subcommittee Chair: Robert A. Kyle, MD • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Newly Diagnosed Subcommittee Chair: S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Relapsed Subcommittee Chair: Donna Weber, MD • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Refractory Subcommittee Chair: William S. Dalton, MD, PhD • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Maintenance Subcommittee Chair: Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD • University Hospital Hôtel-Dieu, Nantes, France

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOverview of the ECG Warehouse and Review Process

Meeting Date: 9/30/05-9/30/05

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled: Overview of the ECG Warehouse and Review Process. The purpose of the workshop is to communicate to industry the logistics of ECG waveform review as a part of the application review process. The ECG Warehouse, an annotated Electrocardiogram waveform data (aECG) storage and review system, is being incorporated into the FDA’s set of tools. This workshop will inform industry how to make aECG source data available to reviewers through the ECG Warehouse. This workshop will also overview the types of information the ECG Warehouse provides reviewers and will give examples of problematic aECGs already found. Traditionally, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received only summary representations of electrocardiogram data for the analysis of safety and efficacy of products. The FDA is interested in improving the evaluation of specific drug-induced cardiac toxicity by evaluating ECG waveform data with detailed, sponsor-generated annotations from the full spectrum of ECG devices including 12-lead standard ECG, Holter monitors, and implanted devices. The FDA entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Mortara Instrument, Inc. to develop a data warehouse application and viewing tool for aECG in the format specified in the Health Level Seven standard accredited by the American National Standards Institute. A web-based system supports communication with the sponsor for uploading, receipt, validation, transformation, and warehousing of aECG source data. The warehouse enables the FDA to evaluate aECG source data for evidence of cardiac toxicity and the viewing tool allows reviewers to selectively display waveforms and annotations. FDA is holding a public meeting to communicate the availability of the ECG Warehouse for FDA reviewers and the need for industry to upload aECGs into it. The agenda for this meeting, which will include an overview of the software capabilities and examples of problematic aECGs, will be available on the Internet at http://www.fda.gov/cder/regulatory/ersr/default.htm before the meeting.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsInternational Symposium on Combination Vaccines

Meeting Date: 2/2/00-2/4/00

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The 3-day International Symposium on Combination Vaccines will explore the laboratory, clinical, and epidemiologic issues that are integral to the development and licensing of new combination vaccines that are both safe and effective. Increased complexity of the recommended childhood immunization schedule has heightened demand for additional combination vaccines that will convey immunity to more than one antigen. Many important benefits can be derived from the use of combination vaccines, including higher rates of immunization—particularly among less accessible populations—and reduced costs. However, a series of scientific and practical challenges will need to be addressed to expedite the widespread development of safe and effective combination vaccines.Among these challenges are (1) the potential for diminished immune response, (2) development, acceptance, and use of correlates of protection, (3) design and analysis of studies to evaluate safety (4) considerations for simultaneous administration, (5) manufacturing, product testing, and preclinical (animal) evaluation, and (6) challenges to use of combination vaccines.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 12/18/96-12/18/96

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The FDA review clinical safety data.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGuidance For Industry

Meeting Date: 7/23/96-7/23/96

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The FDA has outlined a policy for drug development for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis which encourages sponsor licensing products for adult RA to simultaneously obtain dosing and safety data in polyarticular course JRA for inclusion in the dosing and pediatric use sections of the label.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Guidance

Meeting Date: 4/19/96-4/19/96

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FDA Guidance Concerning Demonstration of Comparability of Human Biological Products, Including Therapeutic Biotechnology-derived Products FDA is issuing this guidance document as part of its on-going initiatives to provide manufacturers with increased flexibility to bring important and improved human biological products to market more efficiently and expeditiously. This document addresses the concept of product comparability and describes current FDA practice concerning product comparability of human biological products regulated by the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), including therapeutic biotechnology-derived products, regulated by CBER, and therapeutic biotechnology-derived products regulated by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Public Workshop

Meeting Date: 3/27/96-3/27/96

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The FDA developed and reviewed the guidelines to assist developers of drugs, biological products, and medical devices intended for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The FDA also discussed the types of label claims that can be considered for such products and provides guidance on the clinical development programs to support those claims.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 2/14/96-2/15/96

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public meeting to pass Public Law 104-180 mandating that the private sector be given the opportunity to meet distribution and quality goals for written patient prescription medicine information.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/11/95-12/13/95

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FDA regulates "Well-characterized" biologicals.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 11/6/95-11/7/95

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The committee will review the 1993 Gender Studies in Product Development Guideline and to consider the need to provide further clarification.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 9/6/95-9/7/95

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The subcommittee will hear summary presentations from discussions held during the public workshop on current issues in AIDS clinical trials to be held on September 6 and 7, 1995, (announced elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register) and discuss recommendations on the scientific design of AIDS clinical trials.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 3/23/95-3/23/95

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The FDA discussed to improve cost-effectiveness of healthcare.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 3/21/95-3/21/95

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FDA has taken into consideration relevant issues, concerns, and questions raised at the public meetings held with professional associations, producers of PET drug products, and other interested parties.

 

       
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/12/16-7/12/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 761024, for ABP 501, a proposed biosimilar to AbbVie Inc.'s HUMIRA (adalimumab), submitted by Amgen, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms, inducing major clinical response, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (alone or in combination with methotrexate or other non-biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)); (2) reducing signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients 4 years of age and older (alone or in combination with methotrexate); (3) reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (alone or in combination with non-biologic DMARDs); (4) reducing signs and symptoms in adult patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; (5) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy (ABP 501 would be indicated for reducing signs and symptoms and inducing clinical remission in these patients if they have also lost response to or are intolerant to infliximab); (6) inducing and sustaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to immunosuppressants such as corticosteroids, azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) (the effectiveness of ABP-501 would not be established in patients who have lost response to or were intolerant to TNF blockers); and (7) treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy, and when other systemic therapies are medically less appropriate (only to be administered to patients who will be closely monitored and have regular follow-up visits with a physician).

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/13/16-7/13/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 761042, for GP2015, a proposed biosimilar to Amgen Inc.’s ENBREL (etanercept) submitted by Sandoz, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms, inducing major clinical response, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (in combination with methotrexate (MTX) or used alone); (2) reducing signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients ages 2 and older; (3) reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage of active arthritis, and improving physical function in patients with psoriatic arthritis (in combination with MTX in patients who do not respond adequately to MTX alone); (4) reducing signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; and (5) treatment of adult patients (18 years or older) with chronic moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/19/16-7/19/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761032, brodalumab injection, a human monoclonal antibody, submitted by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Luxembourg S.à.r.l, proposed for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsClinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel of the MDAC

Meeting Date: 7/21/16-7/22/16

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On July 21, 2016, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding a premarket approval application (PMA) panel-track supplement for a proposed change in intended use of Dexcom, Inc.’s, Dexcom G5® Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGM) device so that, in addition to tracking and trending interstitial fluid glucose concentrations, patients can use the device as a replacement for their blood glucose meters and make treatment decisions based on the interstitial fluid glucose concentration reported by the CGM.
On July 22, 2016, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on information regarding a premarket notification (510(k)) submission for the Alere Afinion™ HbA1c Dx point-of-care test system, sponsored by Alere Technologies AS. The proposed intended use, as stated by the sponsor: Alere Afinion HbA1c Dx is an in vitro diagnostic test for quantitative determination of glycated hemoglobin (% hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c) in human whole blood. This test is to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of diabetes and as an aid in identifying patients who may be at risk for developing diabetes. The measurement of % HbA1c is recommended as a marker of long-term metabolic control in persons with diabetes mellitus. For use in clinical laboratories and point of care laboratory settings.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/26/16-7/26/16

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On July 26, 2016, the committee will meet by teleconference. In open session, the committee will hear updates of research programs in the Laboratory of Molecular Oncology and the Laboratory of Biological Chemistry, Division of Biotechnology Review and Research 1 and 4, Office of Biotechnology Products (OBP), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting-Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AC, the DSRM AC, and the Pediatric AC

Meeting Date: 9/15/16-9/16/16

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The purpose of this public advisory committee meeting is to discuss the appropriate development plans for establishing the safety and efficacy of prescription opioid analgesics for pediatric patients, including obtaining pharmacokinetic data and the use of extrapolation.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Subcommittee of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/29/16-6/29/16

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On June 29, 2016, during the morning session, information will be presented for expert assessments related to exploring potential pediatric development plans for two products in various stages of development for adult cancer indications. The subcommittee will consider and discuss issues concerning diseases to be studied, patient populations to be included, and possible study designs in the development of these products for pediatric use. The discussion will also provide information to the Agency pertinent to the formulation of written requests for pediatric studies, if appropriate. The products under consideration are: (1) LOXO-101, presentation by Loxo Oncology, Inc., and (2) entrectinib, presentation by Ignyta, Inc.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/28/16-6/28/16

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 204629 for empagliflozin (JARDIANCE) tablets and sNDA 206111 for empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride (SYNJARDY) tablets. Both sNDAs are sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed additional indication in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and high cardiovascular risk to reduce the risk of all-cause mortality by reducing the incidence of cardiovascular death and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Subcommittee of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/28/16-6/28/16

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On June 28, 2016, information will be presented for expert assessments related to exploring potential pediatric development plans for four products in various stages of development for adult cancer indications. The subcommittee will consider and discuss issues concerning diseases to be studied, patient populations to be included, and possible study designs in the development of these products for pediatric use. The discussion will also provide information to the Agency pertinent to the formulation of written requests for pediatric studies, if appropriate. The products under consideration are: (1) venetoclax, presentation by AbbVie, Inc. (2) tazemetostat, presentation by Epizyme, Inc., and (3) atezolizumab, presentation by Roche/Genentech.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/23/16-6/23/16

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The committee intends to discuss six bulk drug substances nominated for inclusion on the section 503A bulk drug substances list. FDA intends to discuss the following nominated bulk drug substances: chrysin, cesium chloride, sodium dichloroacetate, pyruvic acid, tea tree oil, and 2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanesulfonic acid (DMPS). The nominators of these substances will be invited to make a short presentation supporting the nomination. During the afternoon session, the committee will receive updates on certain issues to follow up on discussions from previous meetings, including the option for obtaining access to investigational new drugs under expanded access.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBlood Products Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/20/16-6/20/16

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On June 20, 2016, the Committee members will participate in the meeting via teleconference. In open session, the Committee will discuss the research programs in the Laboratory of Plasma Derivatives in the Division of Hematology Research and Review, Office of Blood Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAntimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/9/16-6/9/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761046, bezlotoxumab (MK-6072) injection, submitted by Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp., for the proposed indication of prevention of Clostridium difficile infection recurrence.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/8/16-6/8/16

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The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 207621, oxycodone hydrochloride and naltrexone hydrochloride extended-release capsules, submitted by Pfizer, Inc., with the proposed indication of management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The product is an extended-release formulation intended to have abuse-deterrent properties based on the presence of naltrexone, an opioid antagonist, in the formulation. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the data submitted by the Applicant are sufficient to support labeling of the product with the properties expected to deter abuse.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/7/16-6/7/16

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The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 207975, hydrocodone bitartrate extended-release tablets, submitted by Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&D, Inc., with the proposed indication of management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The product is an extended-release formulation intended to have abusedeterrent properties based on its physicochemical properties. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the data submitted by the Applicant are sufficient to support labeling of the product with the properties expected to deter abuse.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/2/16-6/3/16

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On June 2 and 3, 2016, the committee will discuss recent reports and epidemiologic investigations of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections associated with the use of heater-cooler devices during cardiac surgical procedures. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert scientific and clinical opinion related to contamination of heater-cooler devices, associated patient infections, and mitigation strategies based on available scientific information. The committee will make recommendations on: (1) the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfection methods for heater-cooler devices; (2) the amount and type of premarket data and information needed to demonstrate validation of cleaning and disinfection of heater-cooler devices in support of labeling claims and technical instructions; (3) appropriate risk mitigations to be implemented by manufacturers of heater-cooler devices and/or hospital facilities to ensure patient safety during surgical procedures where these devices are used; and (4) appropriate guidelines and/or criteria based on a risk stratification schema for notifying patients who may have already been exposed to NTM during prior cardiac surgeries. Recommendations on these issues will assist FDA in minimizing patient exposure to infections that may result from contaminated heater-cooler devices.

 

       
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