- Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee
Meeting Date: 5/22/02-5/22/02
The committee will hear an informal review of ongoing activities associated with electronic products. Following the overview, FDA will discuss its concern about radiation doses associated with x-ray computed tomography (CT), and its current thinking about amending the U.S. performance standard for x-ray CT imaging procedures. Specifically FDA will address possible requirements for: (1) definition and standardization of CT terminology; (2) display of an index of patient radiation dose that could be automatically recorded within a facility quality assurance program; (3) automatic exposure control through modulation of x-ray tube output according to patient dimensions; and (4) limitation of the x-ray field size to that needed for image formation. In the afternoon, FDA will discuss proposed amendments to the U.S. performance standard for sunlamp products and certain initiatives of international standards organizations concerning sunlamp products. In the final session, FDA will be considering mandatory standards for x-ray security screening systems; FDA will discuss public health considerations regarding these systems that use ionizing radiation.
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- Oncologic Drugs AdComm
Meeting Date: 7/9/15-7/9/15
The committee will discuss biologics license application 125547, necitumumab injection, application submitted by Eli Lilly and Company. The proposed indication (use) for this product is in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin for first-line treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
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- Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Adcomm
Meeting Date: 6/11/15-6/11/15
The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125526, for mepolizumab for injection, submitted by GlaxoSmithKline for the proposed indication of add-on maintenance treatment in patients 12 years and older with severe eosinophilic asthma identified by blood eosinophils greater than or equal to 150 cells/microliter at initiation of treatment or blood eosinophils greater than or equal to 300 cells/microliter in the past 12 months
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- Amgen REPATHA - Endocrinologic & Metabolic Drugs AdComm
Meeting Date: 6/10/15-6/10/15
The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of biologics license application (BLA) 125522, proposed trade name REPATHA (established name: Evolocumab) for injection, submitted by Amgen Inc., as adjunct to diet to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), total cholesterol (TC), apolipoprotein B (ApoB), non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C), TC/HDL-C, ApoB/ApoA1, very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglyceride, and lipoprotein A, and to increase HDL-C and ApoA1, in adults with hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia, either in combination with a statin or statin with other lipid-lowering therapies (e.g., ezetimibe), or alone, or in combination with other lipid-lowering therapies in patients who are statin-intolerant, or alone or in combination with other lipidlowering therapies in patients for whom a statin is not considered clinically appropriate. In addition, the committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of evolocumab to reduce LDL-C, TC, ApoB, and non-HDL-C, in combination with other lipid-lowering therapies (e.g. statins, LDL apheresis) in patients at least 12 years of age with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
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- Sanofi Aventis PRALUENT - Endocrinologic & Metabolic Drugs AdComm
Meeting Date: 6/9/15-6/9/15
The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of biologics license application 125559, proposed trade name PRALUENT (established name: Alirocumab) for injection, submitted by Sanofi Aventis, U.S., as an adjunct to diet, for long-term treatment of adult patients with primary hypercholesterolemia (non-familial and heterozygous familial) or mixed dyslipidemia including patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, total cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, tryglyceride, and lipoprotein A, and to increase high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein A-1 either in combination with a statin or as monotherapy including in patients who cannot tolerate statins.
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