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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/30/14-7/31/14

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On July 30, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device sponsored by EDAP Technomed, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device is intended for the primary treatment of prostate cancer in subjects with low risk, localized prostate cancer. On July 31, 2014, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles. These devices are considered preamendments devices since they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Devices Amendments became effective. Penile Tumescence Monitors are currently regulated under the heading, ``Monitor, Penile Tumescence,' Product Code LIL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Nephrostomy Catheters are currently regulated under the heading, ``Catheter, Nephrostomy,' Product Code LJE, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection are currently regulated under the heading, ``Stimulator, Electrical for Sperm Collection,' Product Code LNL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Erectile Dysfunction Devices are currently regulated under the heading, ``Device, Erectile Dysfunction,' Product Code LST, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Alloplastic Spermatoceles are currently regulated under the heading, ``Spermatocele, Alloplastic,' Product Code LQS, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness and the regulatory classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/17/14-6/17/14

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On June 17, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket application (PMA) for the Maestro® Rechargeable System sponsored by Enteromedics, Inc. The Maestro® Rechargeable System provides VBLOC Therapy. The implantable device is a neuromodulator, which delivers high frequency (5000 Hertz), controllable electrical pulses to the intra-abdominal vagus nerve trunks. The effect of VBLOC therapy is reported to suppress neural signals carried by the vagus nerve trunks, resulting in decreased hunger pangs, decreased digestive enzyme secretion and calorie absorption, and increased satiety. The device consists of implantable electronic device components that deliver VBLOC therapy, and external components that regulate device performance. The proposed indication for use for the Maestro® Rechargeable System, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Maestro® Rechargeable System is indicated for use in weight reduction in adult patients with obesity that have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of at least 40 kilograms per square meter (kg/m2), or a BMI of at least 35 kg/m2 with one or more obesity related comorbid conditions, and have failed a more conservative weight reduction alternative.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/20/14-3/20/14

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On March 20, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the humanitarian device exemption (HDE) application for the XVIVO Perfusion System (XPSTM) sponsored by XVIVO Perfusion, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the XVIVO Perfusion System, as stated in the HDE, is as follows: The XPSTM is intended to be used with STEEN Solution for flushing and temporary continuous normothermic machine perfusion of initially unacceptable excised donor lungs during which time the function of the lungs can be reassessed for transplantation.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/27/13-6/27/13

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On June 27, 2013, during session I, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the proposed classification of sorbent hemoperfusion systems, one of the remaining preamendments class III devices. The class III sorbent hemoperfusion system is a device intended for the treatment of poisoning, drug overdose, hepatic coma, and metabolic disturbances. It consists of an extracorporeal blood system and a container filled with adsorbent material that removes a wide range of substances, both toxic and normal, from blood flowing through it. The adsorbent materials are usually activated carbon or resins, which may be coated or immobilized to prevent fine particles from entering the patient's blood. The generic type of device may include lines and filters specifically designed to connect the device to the extracorporeal blood system. Sorbent hemoperfusion systems may also include the machine or instrument used to drive and manage blood and fluid flow within the extracorporeal circuit, as well as any accompanying controllers, monitors, or sensors. On April 4, 2013 (78 FR 20268), FDA issued a proposed order which, if made final, would reclassify sorbent hemoperfusion systems labeled for the treatment of poisoning and drug overdose class II subject to premarket notification [510(k)] and special controls, while sorbent hemoperfusion systems labeled for the treatment of hepatic coma and metabolic disturbances would remain class III requiring premarket approval (PMA) applications. The committee’s discussion will involve making recommendations regarding the regulatory classifications noted above. The committee will also discuss whether the proposed special controls are adequate to reasonably ensure the safety and effectiveness of sorbent hemoperfusion devices labeled for the 3 treatment of poisoning and drug overdose. The regulatory history of sorbent hemoperfusion has been discussed as part of a previously published proposed rule (77 FR 9610). During session II on June 27, 2013, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the proposed classification of implanted blood access devices for hemodialysis from class III to class II. The class III implanted blood access devices for hemodialysis include various flexible or rigid tubes, such as catheters, cannulae or hollow needles. Chronic hemodialysis catheters are soft, blunt-tipped plastic catheters that have a subcutaneous “cuff”' for tissue ingrowth. They are placed in a central vein to allow blood access. Chronic hemodialysis catheters serve as conduits for the removal of blood from the patient, delivery to a hemodialysis machine for filtering, and return of filtered blood to the patient. They have no moving parts, consisting, essentially, of flexible tubing terminating in rigid Luer lock connectors for attachment to a dialysis machine. Subcutaneous catheters are totally implanted below the skin surface with no external communication. Arteriovenous shunts and vessel tips are tubing with tapered tips that are inserted into the artery and vein. The tubing is attached to the roughened or etched outer surface of the tip. The tubing is external to the skin and can be accessed with needles. They are similar to subcutaneous catheters. On June 20, 2012 (77 FR 36951), FDA issued a proposed rule which, if made final, would make the class III implanted blood access devices class II subject to premarket notification [510(k)] and special controls. The regulatory history of implanted blood access devices has been discussed as part of the proposed rule (77 FR 36951). The committee’s discussion will involve making recommendations regarding regulatory classification to either reaffirm class III or reclassify these devices into class II and comment on 4 whether special controls are adequate to reasonably ensure the safety and effectiveness of this device.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 5/10/12-5/11/12

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On May 10 and 11, 2012, the committee will discuss general issues related to medical devices intended for obese patients. The committee will provide recommendations regarding trial design for clinical studies to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of weight loss devices placed either endoscopically (balloons and suture devices) or laparoscopically (bands, space-occupying devices, etc.) and contrast those to surgery. Additional discussion will include issues pertaining to clinically meaningful weight loss, when the primary endpoint should be measured, length of patient followup, and how much risk is acceptable for a potentially small amount of weight loss.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 1/11/12-1/11/12

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On January 11, 2012, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application, sponsored by Torax Medical, Inc., for the LINX Reflux Management System, a sterile, single use, surgically placed device used to treat the symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/2/10-12/3/10

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On December 2, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application (PMA) for SOLESTA, sponsored by Oceana Therapeutics, Inc. SOLESTA is indicated for the treatment of fecal incontinence in patients who have failed conservative therapy. On December 3, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the PMA for the LAP-BAND Adjustable Gastric Banding System, sponsored by Allergan. The sponsor is requesting an expanded Indication for Use for their LAP-BAND Adjustable Gastric Banding System to include weight reduction in patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of at least 35 kg/m2 or a BMI of at least 30 kg/m2 with one or more comorbid conditions.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/11/09-12/11/09

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On December 11, 2009, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on the study designs and endpoints of clinical investigations intended to support approval or clearance of devices indicated for the primary treatment of localized prostate cancer.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/10/09-6/10/09

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding general issues related to the use of ultrafiltration devices in the treatment of extracellular body fluid overload in patients experiencing heart failure. Specifically, the committee will address the use of these devices in patients experiencing heart failure in the following terms: Identifying the most appropriate heart failure patients for whom these treatments should be indicated, determining where these treatments fit within the spectrum of treatment options, and defining what level of clinical evidence is necessary to adequately evaluate and provide labeling for these devices.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/25/08-6/25/08

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application, sponsored by Medical Enterprises, Ltd., for a drug/device combination product designed to prevent recurrence of bladder cancer. Synergo SB-3TS 101.1 Device with Mitomycin C is indicated for use for prophylactic treatment of recurrence in patients following endoscopic removal of Ta-TI and GI-3 superficial transitional cell carcinama of the bladder (STCCB). Ta-T1 refers to the stage of the tumor, which is a measure of how deep the tumor penetrates into the bladder wall, with Ta and T1 being the most superficial stages for raised bladder tumors. (21-3 refers to the tumor grade, which is a measure of how aggressive the tumor is likely fo grow, with G1 being the least aggressive, and G3 the most. Synergo and Mitomycin C treatment is clinically indicated for STCCB patients of intermediate and high risk.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/8/05-6/8/05

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The committee will hear a presentation on the FDA Critical Path Initiative and a presentation by the Office of Surveillance and Biometrics in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health outlining their responsibility for the review of postmarket study design. The committee will also discuss and make recommendations regarding general issues related to the premarket requirements for the safe and effective use of hemodialysis equipment labeled for nocturnal hemodialysis therapies.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/17/03-1/17/03

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a device for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

 

       
Location: H - GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 8/17/01-8/17/01

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a device for the treatment of fecal incontinence.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastrointestinal and Urology Devices

Meeting Date: 10/19/00-10/19/00

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a device for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/19/00-6/19/00

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a device for the treatment of obesity.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/19/99-11/19/99

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for an optical device intended to assist in the evaluation of colonic polyps using laser-induced autofluorescence.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/29/99-7/29/99

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for a urethral bulking and coaptation device for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter insufficiency. The committee will also discuss possible revisions to the Draft Guidance For Preparation of PMA Applications for Testicular Prostheses, March 1993. *** Call for Satellite, Videoconferencing and Webcasting ***

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/29/98-10/29/98

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The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval supplement for a new indication for an extracorporeal immunoadsorption device intended for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/30/98-7/30/98

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Agency's Proposed reclassification of external shock wave lithotripters for kidney and uretheral stones.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/30/98-4/30/98

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The panel will discuss, make recommendations and vote on a premarket approval application for Medstone International's STS Lithotriper P970042 intended to fragment biliray stones. Anthony N. Kalloo, M.D., Gastroenterologist willl present a synopsis of the clinical data. Joseph H. Steinbach, Ph.D., Engineer and Biomathematician will present statistical review of the clinical data. The panel will consider the saftey and effectiveness of this device and the issues for consideration raised by the FDA.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/22/96-2/23/96

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On February 22, 1996, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-580, Cotazyme, and NDA 20- 581, Cotazyme S and Zymase (pancreatic lipase, Organon), indicated for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. On February 23, 1996, the committee will discuss NDA 20-617, C-14 Urea Breath Test (Trimed Specialties Inc.), for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori .

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/23/14-9/23/14

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The Pediatric Advisory Committee will meet to discuss pediatric-focused safety reviews, as mandated by the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and the Pediatric Research Equity Act for: AFINITOR DISPERZ (everolimus); Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device; CONTEGRA® Pulmonary Valved Conduit; DYMISTA (azelastine hydrochloride; fluticasone propionate); Elana Surgical Kit; ENTERRA Therapy System; LEVAQUIN (levofloxacin); LEXIVA (fosamprenavir calcium); QNASL (beclomethasone diproprionate), Medtronic Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve; MENHIBRIX (Meningococcal Groups C and Y and Haemophilus b Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine); SINGULAIR (montelukast sodium); TREANDA (bendamustine hydrochloride); VERAMYST (fluticasone furoate); VIREAD (tenofovirdisoproxil fumarate); and VOLUVEN (6% hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 in 0.9% sodium chloride injection).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/1/14-10/1/14

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On October 1, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the SONABLATE 450 device sponsored by SonaCare Medical, LLC. The proposed Indication for Use for the SONABLATE 450 device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The SONABLATE 450 (SONABLATE) is intended for use in the treatment of localized, clinically recurrent prostate cancer after failure of primary external beam radiation therapy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/8/14-10/9/14

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On October 8, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application regarding the Boston Scientific Corporation’s WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure Technology. FDA is seeking committee review and recommendations regarding new clinical data and associated additional adverse events including stroke that have become available since the previous advisory committee meeting on the WATCHMAN device, which was held December 11, 2013. The WATCHMAN LAA Closure Technology is a percutaneously delivered permanent cardiac implant placed in the left atrial appendage. This device is indicated to prevent thromboembolism (TE) from the left atrial appendage. It may be considered for use in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation who are eligible for warfarin therapy to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism based on CHADS2 (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age >75 years, diabetes, and prior stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)) or CHA2DS2-VASc (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age >75 years, diabetes mellitus, stroke/TIA/TE, vascular disease, age 65-74, and sex category) scores. On October 9, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of more-than-minimally manipulated allograft heart valves (MMM Allograft HVs). A MMM Allograft HV is a human valve or valved conduit that has been aseptically recovered from qualified donors, dissected free from the human heart, and then subjected to a manufacturing process(es) that alters the original relevant characteristics of the tissue (21 CFR 1271.3(f), 21 CFR 1271.10(a)(1), and 21 CFR 1271.20). The valve is then stored until needed by a recipient. An example of such a manufacturing process is one that intentionally removes the cells and cellular debris with the goal of reducing in vivo antigenicity. MMM Allograft HVs are considered preamendment devices because they were found substantially equivalent to devices in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Device Amendments became effective. MMM Allograft HVs are currently regulated under Product Code OHA, ‘‘Heart Valve, More than Minimally Manipulated Allograft,’’ as unclassified devices and reviewed under the premarket notification, 510(k), authority (21 CFR part 807). FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness of MMM Allograft HVs and the regulatory classification for MMM Allograft HVs.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/16/14-10/16/14

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The committees will discuss the risk of serious neuropsychiatric adverse events with CHANTIX (varenicline tartrate) tablets, NDA 21928, Pfizer, Inc., and discuss options for addressing this risk.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/20/14-10/20/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125504, secukinumab, a human monoclonal antibody, submitted by Novartis, proposed for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/17/14-9/18/14

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The committees will discuss the appropriate indicated population for testosterone replacement therapy and the potential for adverse cardiovascular outcomes associated with this use.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/17/14-9/17/14

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FDA is hosting the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012; Public Hearing on Policy Development to solicit public comment on certain topics related to implementation of GDUFA and the GDUFA Commitment Letter that accompanies the legislation. FDA wants your input on the five draft guidance documents FDA has issued or will issue shortly to facilitate implementation of GDUFA. FDA also seeks your input on additional policy priorities under GDUFA, such as the Agency’s consideration of generic drug exclusivity and the category of first generics. We will take the information from the public meeting into account in developing the fiscal year 2015 GDUFA priorities.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm (NPS Pharma)

Meeting Date: 9/12/14-9/12/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125511, proposed trade name NATPARA (established name: Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (rDNA) or (rhPTH[1-84]), submitted by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of replacement for endogenous parathyroid hormone (1-84) for the long-term treatment of hypoparathyroidism.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm (Novo Nordisk)

Meeting Date: 9/11/14-9/11/14

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 206321, liraglutide for injection, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc. The proposed indication for liraglutide is as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) of 30 kilograms per square meter (kg/m2) or greater, or with an initial BMI of 27 kg/m2 or greater in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/10/14-9/10/14

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The committee will be asked to discuss the potential clinical utility of fixed-combination prescription drugs composed of an anti-hypertensive drug, aspirin, and a statin administered to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease. The committee will be asked to discuss the patient population that could benefit from such a product, whether that population would be likely to take such a drug long term, and how this could be assured. The committee will also be asked to consider the pros and cons of a treatment that would not be titrated and in a setting where monitoring might not be rigorous.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMethodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer

Meeting Date: 9/10/14-9/11/14

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Methodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer as an Adverse Outcome Associated With Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological Products in the Postapproval Setting; Public Meeting; Request for Comments The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is announcing a public meeting entitled ‘‘Methodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer as an Adverse Outcome Associated With Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological Products in the Postapproval Setting.’’ The purpose of the public meeting is to engage in constructive dialogue and information sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, public health agencies, health care providers, and the general public concerning challenges in designing and implementing postapproval studies to evaluate the risk of cancer associated with use of non-oncological drugs and biological products. The input from this meeting and public docket will be used to inform the Agency on best study design and methodological options to consider when evaluating cancer risk in the postapproval setting.

 

       
Location: The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC—Silver Spring The Pinnacle Grand Ballroom 8727 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs AdComm (Forrest Labs)

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

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206302, nebivolol/valsartan fixed-dose combination tablets (5/80 milligrams (mg), 5/160 mg, 10/160 mg, 10/320 mg and 20/320 mg), submitted by Forrest Laboratories, Inc., for the proposed indication of the treatment of hypertension.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNonprescription Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/3/14-9/5/14

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The committee will discuss the standards used to demonstrate that over-the-counter (OTC) topical antiseptics used in healthcare settings are generally recognized as safe and effective. The discussion will focus on antiseptic active ingredients marketed under the OTC Drug Review (also known as the OTC Drug Monograph) for the following healthcare antiseptic uses: healthcare personnel hand washes and rubs, surgical hand scrubs and rubs, and patient preoperative and preinjection skin preparations. On September 4-5, 2014, the committee will discuss the scope of safety testing that should be required for sunscreen active ingredients to be marketed in U.S. over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products. This discussion will take into consideration that sunscreens are typically used chronically in individuals over the age of 6 months to help prevent skin cancer and skin aging. The need for various types of safety data, including clinical data and nonclinical data, will be discussed.

 

       
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Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM    
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