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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: 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 Date: 10/21/14-10/21/14

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 203188, ivacaftor oral tablets, submitted by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in patients with an R117H mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene.

 

       
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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: 11/6/14-11/6/14

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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 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 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: 12/12/14-12/12/14

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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 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 OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

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 OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology 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.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric 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).

 

       
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