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Meeting Date: 11/13/13-11/14/13

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On November 13, 2013, the committee will discuss supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) 103948-5139, alemtuzumab injection, proposed trade name LEMTRADA, submitted by Genzyme Corporation, a Sanofi Company. The proposed indication is for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis to slow or reverse the accumulation of physical disability and reduce the frequency of clinical exacerbations. On November 14, 2013, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 205677, tasimelteon capsules, proposed trade name HETLIOZ, submitted by Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The proposed indication is for the treatment of Non-24 hour sleep-wake disorder in blind individuals without light perception.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/22/13-5/22/13

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On May 22, 2013, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 204569, for suvorexant tablets, submitted by Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp., Worldwide Regulatory Group. The proposed indication is for insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or maintenance.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/24/12-5/24/12

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On May 24, 2012, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 202737 for tafamidis meglumine capsules, proposed trade name VYNDAQEL, submitted by FoldRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc. The proposed indication is for the treatment of transthyretin (TTR) familial amyloid polyneuropathy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/17/11-10/17/11

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On October 17, 2011, the committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 21641 (013) for AZILECT (rasagiline mesylate) Tablets, manufactured by Teva Neuroscience, Inc., for the following proposed indication: Treatment of patients with idiopathic (of unknown cause) Parkinson's disease to slow clinical progression and treat the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease as initial monotherapy (the single drug used to treat) and as adjunct (additional) therapy to levodopa.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/10/11-3/10/11

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On March 10, 2011, the committee will discuss, in general, the use of historical-controlled trials for the approval of anticonvulsant monotherapy for seizures of partial origin for antiepileptic drug products that are already approved for adjunctive therapy. The committee will also discuss how this may specifically apply to the approval of the supplemental new drug application 022115/S-011, LAMICTAL XR (lamotrigine extended-release tablets), sponsored by SmithKline Beecham Corp. d/b/a GlaxoSmithKline, for monotherapy in patients 13 years of age and older with partial seizures who are receiving therapy with a single antiepileptic drug.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/20/11-1/21/11

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On January 20, 2011, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 202-008, florbetapir F 18 injection, sponsored by Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., proposed for use in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of â-amyloid (beta-amyloid) aggregates in the brain to help rule out Alzheimer's disease. On January 21, 2011, the committee will discuss NDA 201-277, gadobutrol injection, sponsored by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, proposed for use in diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in adults and children (2 years of age and older) to detect and visualize areas with disrupted blood brain barrier (BBB) and/or abnormal vascularity (abnormal blood supply and circulation) of the central nervous system. The BBB is an area consisting of specialized cells that restrict passage of certain molecules from the bloodstream into the brain.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/3/10-11/3/10

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On November 3, 2010, the committees will discuss a number of safety concerns with intravenous administration of the anti-seizure drugs phenytoin and fosphenytoin, including the condition known as Purple Glove Syndrome, and recommend what regulatory actions, if any, are necessary to diminish the risks.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/11/10-8/11/10

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On August 11, 2010, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-345, with the proposed trade name POTIGA (ezogabine) Tablets, by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America. The proposed indication for this new drug product is adjunctive therapy in patients with partial-onset seizures.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/10/10-6/10/10

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-527, with the proposed trade name GILENIA (fingolimod hydrochloride) 0.5 milligram (mg) capsules, by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. The proposed indication for this new drug product is treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/6/10-5/6/10

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On May 6, 2010, the committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 22432, H.P. ACTHAR Gel (repository corticotropin injection), 80 USP units per milliliter, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, proposed for the treatment of infantile spasms.

 

       
Location: Marriott Conference Centers 3501 University Blvd. East Adelphi, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/14/09-10/14/09

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22250, with the proposed trade name AMAYA (fampridine) 10 milligram (mg) tablets, manufactured by Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. The proposed indication for this new drug product is to improve walking ability in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a neurological disease that may cause a wide variety of possible symptoms, including in some patients difficulty in walking.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/11/09-8/11/09

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The committee will discuss a new drug application (NDA) for a radiopharmaceutical proposed for a special type of brain imaging in patients with movement disorders. NDA 22-454, Ioflupane I 123 Injection (proposed trade name DaTSCAN), GE HealthCare, is proposed for detecting loss of functional nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons by single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging in patients presenting with symptoms or signs of dopaminergic neurodegeneration.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/7/09-1/8/09

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On January 7, 2009, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-427, vigabatrin, Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of adjunctive therapy for the treatment of refractory complex partial seizures in adults. January 8, 2009, the committee will discuss NDA 22-006, vigabatrin, Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of treatment of infantile spasms.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/23/08-10/23/08

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The Committee will discuss the clinical development of radionuclide imaging products for the detection of amyloid to assist in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/6/08-8/7/08

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On August 6, 2008, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-42 7, vigabatrin, Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of adjunctive therapy for the treatment of refractory complex partial seizures in adults. On August 7, 2008, the committee will discuss NDA 22-006, vigabatrin, Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of treatment of infantile spasms.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC Silver Spring, The Ballrooms, 8727 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/10/08-7/10/08

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The Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee, the Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee, representatives from the Pediatric Advisory Committee, and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee will consider the results of FDA's analysis of suicidality both suicidal ideation and behavior) from placebocontrolled clinical studies of 11drugs. The following drugs will be considered: (1)Carbamazepine (marketed as CARBATROL, Shire Pharmaceuticals, EQUETRO, Validus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., TEGRETOL, Tegretol XR, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.); (2) felbamate (marketed as FELBATOL, Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.); (3) gabapentin (marketed as NEURONTIN, Pfizer, Inc.); (4) lamotrigine (marketed as LAMICTAL, GlaxoSmithKline); (5)levetiracetam (marketed as KEPPRA, UCB, Inc.); (6) oxcarbazepine (marketed as TRILEPTAL, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.); (7) pregabalin (marketed as LYRICA, Pfizer Inc.); (8)tiagabine (marketed as GABITRIL, Cephalon, Inc.); (9)topiramate (marketed as TOPAMAX, Ortho-McNeil- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ,); (10) valproate (marketed as DEPAKOTE, DEPAKOTE ER, DEPAKENE, DEPACON, Abbott Laboratories); and (11)zonisamide (marketed as ZONEGRAN, Dainippon). FDA will discuss with the committee actions taken in light of the results and whether any additional actions are necessary.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/6/07-12/6/07

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-894, tetrabenazine, Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication to treat chorea associated with Huntington's disease.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/17/06-5/17/06

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (NDA) 20823, SE1-016, EXELON (rivastigmine tartrate) Capsules (1.5 milligrams (mg), 3.0 mg, 4.5 mg, and 6.0 mg), Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, for the proposed indication of the treatment of mild to moderate dementia associated with Parkinson's disease.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/7/06-3/8/06

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The committee will discuss TYSABRI (natalizumab) biologic license application 125104/15; Biogen Idec Inc., for an indication in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis to reduce the frequency of clinical exacerbations. The committee will discuss the risks (including progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy) associated with TYSABRI (natalizumab) administration, its efficacy in the treatment of multiple sclerosis relapses and/or disability, its possible return to the marketplace, and its proposed risk management plan(s).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/4/05-8/4/05

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-645, proposed trade name MT100 (naproxen sodium and metoclopramide hydrochloride) Tablets, Pozen, Inc., for the proposed indication of acute treatment of migraine headache with or without aura.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/24/03-9/25/03

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On September 24, the committee will discuss NDA 21-487 Memantine by Forest Labrotory Incorporated. Memantine is Indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. On September 25, the committee will NDA 20-717 Provigil Tablets by Cephalon Inc. Provigil is indicated for use to improve wakefulenss in patients with excessive sleepiness associated with dissorders of sleep and wakefulness.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/16/03-5/16/03

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 20-690, supplement SE1-020, Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride tablets), Eisai Medical Research Inc., indicated for the treatment of vascular dementia.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/18/02-11/19/02

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On November 18th, the committee will discuss the role of Brain imaging as an outcome measure on in Phase III trials of theratuic drugs of Alzheimer’s Disease. (Day 2 Cancelled) On November 19th, the committee will consider a supplemental new drug application for F18 FDG PET Imaging proposed to diagnose and or identify progression of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dimensia.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/6/01-6/6/01

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On June 6, 2001, the committee will consider the safety and efficacy of new drug application ( NDA) 21-196, Xyrem®, (sodium oxybate, Orphan Medical, Inc.) proposed to reduce the incidence of cataplexy and to improve the symptom of daytime sleepiness for persons with narcolepsy. A main focus of the deliberations will be on risk management issues.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/13/01-3/15/01

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On March 13, the committee will discuss drug development for individuals with mild cognitive impairment. On March 14, the committee will discuss drug development for individuals with vascular dementia. On March 15, the committee will consider the safety and efficacy of new drug application, Xyrem, proposed to reduce the incidence of cataplexy and to improve the symptom of daytime sleepiness for persons with narcolepsy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/27/00-1/28/00

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On January 28, 2000, the committee will consider the safety and efficacy of NDA 21-120, Novantrone(mitoxantrone, Immunex Corp.) proposed to treat secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, including progressive relapsing disease. *** Day 1 Cancelled *** On January 27, 2000, the committee will consider the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 20-914, Promem TM (metrifonate, Bayer Corp., Pharmaceutical Division), proposed to treat mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/28/99-4/29/99

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On April 28, 1999, the committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA)20-884, Aggrenox™, (dipyridamole/aspirin capsules, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) proposed to reduce the combind risk of death and nonfatal stroke in patients who have had transient ischemia of the brain or completed ischemic stroke. On April 29, 1999, the committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of NDA 20-399, Freedox®, (tirilazad mesylate injection, Pharmacia and Upjohn, Inc.) proposed for the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) to improve survival and functional outcome in patients with poor neurologic function following the initial hemorrhage.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/8/97-5/8/97

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The committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of new drug application (NDA) 20-654 Myotrophin (human mecasermin (recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) origin) Injection, Cephalon-Chiron Partners) for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/15/96-11/15/96

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The committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of NDA 20-648, Diastat (diazepam emulsion, Athena Neurosciences, Inc.), as a treatment for acute repetitive seizures.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/19/96-9/19/96

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The committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of COPAXONE (copolymer-1), NDA 20-622, TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA, as a treatment for patients with exacerbating- remitting multiple sclerosis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/6/96-6/7/96

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The committee will discuss product license application 96-0350 for Activase TM (alteplase), Genentech, for the management of acute ischemic stroke.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/4/95-12/4/95

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The committee will discuss product license application 95-0979 from Biogen, Inc., for Interferon Beta-1a (Avonex TM), for treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/18/95-9/18/95

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The committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of Rilutek (riluzole), new drug application (NDA) 20-599, Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for use in the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/26/94-9/27/94

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On September 26, 1994, the committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of Freedox (tirilazad mesylate), new drug application (NDA) 20-399, The Upjohn Co., for use in the treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage. On September 27, 1994, the committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of Tegretol (carbamazepine), NDA 18-927, Basel Pharmaceuticals, for use as an anticonvulsant in children under 6 years old. Additionally, the committee will reconsider the relative risks and benefits of Felbatol (felbamate), NDA 20-189, Carter-Wallace, for use in the treatment of epilepsy.

 

       
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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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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 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 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 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 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.

 

       
Location: Marriott Inn and Conference Center College Park, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting Options| Bone, 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.

 

       
Location: College Park Marriott Hotel Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting Options| FDA’s GDUFA Public Hearing on Policy Development

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.

 

       
Location: College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center 3501 University Boulevard East Hyattsville, MD 20783 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting Options| Pediatric AdComm

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).

 

       
Location: Pooks Hill Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting Options| Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

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.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting of the Psychopharmacologic Drugs & DSRM

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 OptionsPulmonary-Allergy Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 8/14/14-8/14/14

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he committee will discuss the new drug application (NDA) 21936, for tiotropium bromide inhalation spray, submitted by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for reducing COPD exacerbations. The discussion will include efficacy data, including the data to support the claim for reduction of COPD exacerbations, but the focus will be on safety findings from the clinical development program and the results of a large safety trial comparing tiotropium bromide inhalation spray and tiotropium bromide inhalation powder.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsConfidentiality of Interim Results in Cardiovascular Outcome Safety Trials

Meeting Date: 8/11/14-8/11/14

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public hearing that will provide a forum to discuss confidentiality of interim results for certain cardiovascular outcomes trials (CVOTs) submitted to the Agency while the trials are still ongoing. The purpose of the public hearing is to initiate constructive discussion among regulators, researchers, health care providers, representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and health care organizations, and the general public, about appropriate handling of interim analysis results of these ongoing CVOTs. FDA is also opening a public docket to receive comments on this topic.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGeneral and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 8/1/14-8/1/14

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On August 1, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information regarding the premarket application (PMA) for the TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive device sponsored by Cohera Medical, Inc. The proposed indication for use for the TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive device, as stated in the PMA is as follows: TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive is indicated for the approximation of tissue layers where subcutaneous dead space exists between the tissue planes in large flap surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBlood Products Advisory Comm

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

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On the morning of July 31, 2014, the committee will meet in open session to discuss Baxter Healthcare Corporation’s biologics license application for HyQvia, Immune Globulin Infusion 10 percent (human) combined with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase for the treatment of patients with primary immune deficiency disorders. In the afternoon, the Committee will meet in open session to discuss reentry of blood donors deferred on the basis of Chagas disease test results.

 

       
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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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