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Meeting Date: 12/9/13-12/9/13

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On December 9, 2013, the committees will discuss two biologics license applications (BLAs) for vedolizumab injection (proposed tradename Entyvio), submitted by Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BLA 125476 proposes an indication for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to, have lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNFa) antagonist. BLA 125507 proposes an indication for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease who have had an inadequate response to, have lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a TNFa antagonist.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/16/12-10/16/12

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 203441, with the proposed trade name GATTEX (teduglutide) for subcutaneous injection, by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc, for the proposed indication of treatment of adult patients with short bowel syndrome.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/15/12-10/15/12

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The committee will provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on the need for and design of clinical development programs necessary to support approval of parenteral lipid emulsion products as nutritional support. FDA intends to make background material available to

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 8/28/12-8/28/12

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The committee will discuss the results from clinical trials of supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) 125057/232, for Humira (adalimumab), by Abbott Laboratories, for the proposed indication (use) for reducing signs and symptoms, and achieving clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy.

 

       
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC/Silver Spring Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/13/12-3/13/12

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The committee will discuss and provide general advice on the appropriate target populations, objectives and designs of trials intended to evaluate products for the control of hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the body) in newborn infants.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/16/11-11/17/11

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On November 16th, the committee will discuss the design of clinical trials to evaluate the safety, efficacy and durability of response with repeat treatment cycles of XIFAXAN (rifaximin) by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea. On November 17th, the committee will provide recommendations to the Agency on the design and size of premarketing cardiovascular safety development programs necessary to support approval of products in the class of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) receptor 4 (5HT4) agonists for the proposed indications of chronic idiopathic (of unknown cause) constipation (CIC), constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C), gastroparesis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease that does not respond to a proton pump inhibitor.

 

       
Location: Hilton Inn Washington/College Park Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/21/11-7/21/11

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On July 21, 2011, the committee will discuss the results from a clinical trial of supplement biologics license application 103772/5301, REMICADE (infliximab), by Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc., in the treatment of pediatric patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 1/12/11-1/12/11

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On January 12, 2011, the committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 022-486, for Solpura (liprotamase) Capsules, by Alnara Pharmaceuticals, for the proposed indication (use) in the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatectomy (surgical removal of all or part of the pancreas), or other conditions that may impair or limit function of the pancreas. The pancreas is an organ involved, in part, in the digestion of food through the use of specialized proteins called enzymes. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is a decreased ability to digest food due to deficient enzyme production by the pancreas.

 

       
Location: White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/4/10-11/5/10

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On November 4, 2010, the committee will discuss the adequacy of endoscopically documented gastric ulcers as an outcome measure to evaluate drugs intended to prevent gastrointestinal complications of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including aspirin. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss results from clinical trials of proton pump inhibitors in astroespohageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients less than one year of age, performed in response to a Pediatric Written Request under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (Nexium, esomeprazole by AstraZeneca LP; Prevacid, lansoprazole by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc; Protonix, pantoprazole by Pfizer, Inc.) and Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA) commitment (Prilosec, omeprazole by AstraZeneca LP). The pathophysiology (disease process) of GERD, its diagnosis and management, and issues related to the design of clinical trials in this age group will be considered.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington Gaithersburg, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastrointestinal Drugs AdComm - Salix Pharmacueticals

Meeting Date: 2/23/10-2/23/10

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The committee will discuss the efficacy and safety of new drug application (NDA) 22-554 for XIFAXAN (rifaximin) Tablets 550 mg, manufactured by Salix Pharmaceuticals, for the indication (use) of maintenance of remission of hepatic encephalopathy, a condition in which severe liver disease contributes to an accumulation of toxic substances that impair brain function. This indication is for patients 18 years of age and older.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/19/09-5/20/09

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On May 19th the committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 21761, SANVAR (vapreotide acetate) by Debiovision, Inc., for the proposed indication as an adjunctive therapy to endoscopic intervention for the control of acute esophageal bleeding as a result of portal hypertension.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/23/08-1/23/08

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 21-775, ENTEREG (alvimopan), Adolor Corp., for the proposed indication of acceleration of time to upper and lower gastrointestinal recovery following partial large or small bowel resection surgery with primary anastomosis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/31/07-7/31/07

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The committee will discuss TYSABRI (natalizumab) biologic license application (BLA) 125104/33, Biogen Idec, Inc., for the proposed indication of inducing and maintaining sustained response and remission, and eliminating corticosteroid use in patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease with inflammation, as evidenced by elevated C-reactive protein level or another objective marker. The committee will discuss the risks (including progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy) associated with TYSABRI (natalizumab) administration, its efficacy in the treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease, and proposed risk management plan(s).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/9/05-3/9/05

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The FDA will meet to discuss Solvay Pharmaceutical Inc. Cilansetron. Related Link From Yahoo

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/14/04-7/14/04

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The FDA will meet to consider Zelnorm by Novartis for the treatment of chronic constipation.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/25/03-6/26/03

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On June 25, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-297, SEROSTIM (somatropin), Serono, Inc., for the treatment of short bowel syndrome in patients receiving specialized nutritional support. SEROSTIM therapy should be used in conjunction with optimal management of short bowel syndrome. On June 26, the committee will discuss NDA 21-525, PHOTOFRIN (porfirmer sodium), Axcan Scandipharm, Inc. Photodynamic therapy with PHOTOFRIN is indicated for the ablation of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus among patients who refuse esophagectomy and who are in overall good health.

 

       
Location: Marriott Rio Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/6/03-3/6/03

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On March 6, 2003, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-549, EMEND (aprepitant) Capsules, Merck & Co., Inc., for the following indication: "EMEND, in combination with other antiemetic agents, is indicated for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy, including high-dose cisplatin."

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/23/02-4/23/02

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GlaxoSmithKline Lotronex (alosetron) Discussion of risk management issues for withdrawn drug

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/19/02-3/19/02

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The committee will discuss standards in study designs of clinical trials testing the efficacy and safety of chemopreventive agents that are being developed to gain FDA approval in reducing the risk of sporadic colorectal adenomatous polyps and sporadic colorectal cancer.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/26/00-6/27/00

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On June 26, 2000, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-200, Zelmac TM (tegaserod), Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., for the treatment of abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating and altered bowel function in patients with irritable bowel syndrome who have predominant symptoms of pain, discomfort, and constipation. On June 27, 2000, the committee will discuss risk management of post-marketing adverse events associated with NDA 21-107, LotronexTM (alosetron) Glaxo Wellcome.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/12/00-4/12/00

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The committee will discuss current information on the safety of Janssen Pharmaceutica's Propulsid(cisapride) and methods to reduce the occurrence of adverse events associated with its use.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/16/99-11/16/99

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-107, Lotronex™ (alosteron HCI), Glaxo-Wellcome Pharmaceuticals, to be indicated for treatment of irritable bowel in female patients with diarrhea predominance.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/28/98-5/29/98

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On May 28, 1998, the Committee will discuss biologics license application, 98-0012, Centocor, Inc’s Avakine™ (Infliximax), for treatment of patients with Crohn’s disease. An indication is sought to: 1)reduce signs and symptoms in patients with moderate to severe disease activity in whom conventional therapies are inadequate and, 2) to close entercutaneous fistulas. On May 29, 1998, the Committee will hold a general discussion on guidance for study of drugs to treat Crohn’s disease.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn, Bethesda, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/4/96-11/5/96

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On November 4, 1996, the committee will discuss data concerning the safety of long-term antisecretory therapy in patients with Helicobacter pylori; new drug application (NDA) 19- 810, Prilosec (omeprazole, Astra Merck), delayed release capsules; and NDA 20-406, Prevacid (lansoprazole, TAP Holding Co.), delayed release capsules. On November 5, 1996, the committee will discuss NDA 20-675 (ureodeoxycholic acid, Axcan Pharma), for the treatment of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/28/95-9/28/95

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Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and some members of the Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to NDA 20-555 for nizatidine tablets, 75 mg, sponsored by Whitehall-Robins Healthcare to switch the product from prescription to over-the-counter status for the prevention of meal and beverage induced heartburn.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/13/95-7/13/95

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On July 13, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to NDA 20-520 to switch Zantac 75 (ranitidine hydrochloride tablets) (Glaxo, Inc.) from prescription to over-the-counter status for the treatment of heartburn.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/12/95-7/12/95

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-458, Lemmon Co., zinc acetate to be indicated for use in Wilson's disease. The advisory committee will also consider draft ``Points to Consider'' from the Division of Anti-Infective Drug Products on Helicobacter pylori studies to prevent peptic ulcer recurrence.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/27/95-3/28/95

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On March 27, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss SmithKline Beecham's NDA 20-238 for over-the- counter (OTC) Tagamet (cimetidine) tablets for the treatment of heartburn. On the morning of March 28, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Arthritis Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to NDA 20-516 for ibuprofen suspension (Motrin, McNeil Consumer Products) for the treatment of fever and of pain in children between 2 and 12 years of age. On the afternoon of March 28, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Arthritis Advisory Committee will discuss recommendations regarding appropriate OTC indication(s) for muscle relaxants, OTC dose(s) and duration of use, safety profiles, abuse potential, and pharmacokinetic information.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/1/94-12/2/94

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On December 1, 1994, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-406, TAP Pharmaceuticals, Prevacid (lansoprazole), to be indicated for the treatment of reflux esophagitis, maintenance of healing of reflux esophagitis, duodenal ulcer and hypersecretory conditions including Zollinger- Ellison syndrome. On December 2, 1994, the committee will discuss NDA 19-810, Astra-Merck, Prilosec (omeprazole) for maintenance treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

 

       
Location: December 1, 1994, 9 a.m., and December 2, 1994, 8:30 a.m., Parklawn Bldg., conference rms. D and E, FDA 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/29/94-7/29/94

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The committees will discuss NDA 20-325, Pepcid (famotidine), Merck and Co., for treatment and prevention of episodic heartburn.

 

       
Location: July 29, 1994, 9 a.m., Parklawn Bldg., conference rms. D and E, FDA 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/28/94-7/28/94

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The committee will discuss NDA 19-594 (supplement 015), Ciba-Geigy Corp., Actigall (ursodiol) for treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis. Closed committee deliberations. The committee will discuss trade secret and/or confidential commercial information relevant to pending investigational NDA's. This portion of the meeting will be closed to permit discussion of this information (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)).

 

       
Location: July 28, 1994, 9 a.m., Parklawn Bldg., conference rms. G, H, I, and J, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/27/94-7/28/94

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The committees will jointly discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-238, Tagamet (cimetidine), SmithKline Beecham, for treatment of episodic heartburn as an over-the-counter product.

 

       
Location: July 27, 1994, 9 a.m., conference rms. D and E, Parklawn Bldg., FDA 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm

Meeting Date: 11/24/14-11/25/14

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The committee will discuss the risk of serious neurologic adverse reactions associated with epidural steroid injections (ESI) administered to reduce inflammation for pain management. The committee will also consider the efficacy of ESI and the overall risk benefit balance of injecting steroids in the epidural space to treat pain. These considerations will assist the Agency in our discussions of possible regulatory options, including but not limited to changes to the product labeling.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/4/14-12/4/14

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The committee will discuss issues related to clinical development programs and clinical trial designs for antibacterial products for the treatment of patients with serious bacterial infections for which there are limited or no therapeutic options.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/5/14-12/5/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206494 for ceftazidime-avibactam for injection, submitted by Cerexa Inc., for the proposed indications of: Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections, Complicated Urinary Tract Infections, including Acute Pyelonephritis and Limited Use Indication: Aerobic Gram-negative Infections with Limited Treatment Options.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/11/14-12/11/14

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Information will be presented to gauge investigator interest in exploring potential pediatric development plans for three 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) GANETESPIB, application submitted by Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (2) Etirinotecan, application submitted by Nektar Therapeutics, and (3) RO5503781, application submitted by Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/12/14-12/12/14

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On December 12, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application for the Superion InterSpinous Spacer device sponsored by Vertiflex Incorporated. The proposed Indication for Use for the Superion InterSpinous Spacer device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: the Superion InterSpinous Spacer (the Superion ISS) is intended to treat skeletally mature patients suffering from pain, numbness, and/or cramping in the legs (neurogenic intermittent claudication) secondary to a diagnosis of moderate lumbar spinal stenosis, with or without Grade 1 spondylolisthesis, confirmed by X-ray, MRI and/or CT evidence of thickened ligamentum flavum, narrowed lateral recess, and/or central canal or foraminal narrowing. The Superion ISS is indicated for those patients with impaired physical function who experience relief in flexion from symptoms of leg/buttock/groin pain, numbness, and/or cramping, with or without back pain. The Superion ISS may be implanted at one or two adjacent lumbar (L) levels in patients in whom treatment is indicated at no more than two levels, from L1 to L5.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management

Meeting Date: 11/18/14-11/18/14

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The committee will discuss the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 which requires FDA to bring, at least annually, one or more drugs with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) with elements to assure safe use (ETASU) before the Drug Safety and Risk Management (DSaRM) Advisory Committee. The Agency plans to discuss the risk management of eculizumab (SOLIRIS). The Agency will seek public input whether the REMS with ETASU for this drug assures safe use of the drug, is not unduly burdensome on patient access to the drug, and to the extent practicable, minimizes the burden on the health care delivery system.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/14/14-11/14/14

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On November 14, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® Multifocal Toric Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens submitted by applicant Alcon Laboratories, Inc. This intraocular lens combines the optical properties of a +3 diopter multifocal intraocular lens with the optical properties of a toric intraocular lens. The proposed indication for use is: The AcrySof® IQ ReSTOR® Multifocal Toric Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens (IOL) are intended for primary implantation for the visual correction of aphakia and pre-existing astigmatism secondary to removal of a cataractous lens in adult patients with and without presbyopia, who desire near, intermediate and distance vision, reduction of residual refractive cylinder, and increased spectacle independence. The lens is intended to be placed in the capsular bag.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 11/6/14-11/6/14

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During the morning session, the committee will discuss New Drug Application (NDA) 205353, panobinostat capsules, application submitted by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. The proposed indication (use) for this product is in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least 1 prior therapy. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss NDA 206317, ferric pyrophosphate solution, for administration via hemodialysis dialysate, application submitted by Rockwell Medical, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are for the treatment of iron loss or iron deficiency to maintain hemoglobin in adult patients with hemodialysis-dependent stage 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD 5HD) and to reduce the prescribed dose of erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA) required to maintain desired hemoglobin levels.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/30/14-10/30/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206316, edoxaban tablets, submitted by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism (blood clots other than in the head) in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (A Fib; abnormally rapid and chaotic contractions of the atria, the upper chambers of the heart).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/24/14-11/25/14

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Meeting Description:

The committee will discuss the risk of serious neurologic adverse reactions associated with epidural steroid injections (ESI) administered to reduce inflammation for pain management. The committee will also consider the efficacy of ESI and the overall risk benefit balance of injecting steroids in the epidural space to treat pain. These considerations will assist the Agency in our discussions of possible regulatory options, including but not limited to changes to the product labeling.


 

       
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