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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management

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

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

 

       
Location: The Great Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management AdComm

Meeting Date: 7/10/13-7/10/13

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The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 requires FDA to bring, at least annually, one or more drugs with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) with elements to assure safe use (ETASU) before its Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM). On July 10, 2013, the Agency plans to discuss the risk management of LOTRONEX (alosetron hydrochloride) tablets, by Prometheus Laboratories Inc., which is approved for the treatment of women with severe diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-d). The Agency will seek the committee’s comments as to whether the REMS with ETASU for this drug assures safe use, is not unduly burdensome to patient access to the drug, and to the extent practicable, minimizes the burden to the health care delivery system.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 1/24/13-1/25/13

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On January 24 and 25, 2013, the committee will discuss the public health benefits and risks, including the potential for abuse, of drugs containing hydrocodone either combined with other analgesics or as an antitussive. The Department of Health and Human Services received a request from the Drug Enforcement Administration for a scientific and medical evaluation and scheduling recommendation for these products in response to continued reports of misuse, abuse, and addiction related to these products. The committee will also discuss the impact of rescheduling these hydrocodone products from Schedule III to Schedule II.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee

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

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The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 requires FDA to bring, at least annually, one or more drugs with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) with Elements to Assure Safe Use (ETASU) before CDER's Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM). The Agency plans to present information on the risk management of teratogens, some of which have REMS with ETASU. On December 12, 2012, the DSaRM advisory committee will meet to discuss the various strategies used by the Agency to define and address teratogenic risk, including requiring REMS with ETASU. The discussion will include an evaluation of the different strategies and the decision framework for selecting risk management strategies for teratogens. The committee will discuss whether the risk management strategies, including REMS with ETASU, assure safe use, are not unduly burdensome to patient access to the drug, and to the extent practicable, minimize the burden to the health care delivery system. On December 13, 2012 the committee will discuss two common risk management tools used to minimize the risk of teratogens – contraception and pregnancy testing. The committee will discuss considerations for standardizing recommendations for use of these two tools.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPostponed: Drug Safety and Risk Management AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/29/12-10/30/12

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On October 29 and 30, 2012, the committee will discuss the public health benefits and risks, including the potential for abuse, of drugs containing hydrocodone either combined with other analgesics or as an antitussive. The Department of Health and Human Services received a request from the Drug Enforcement Administration for a scientific and medical evaluation and scheduling recommendation for these products in response to continued reports of misuse, abuse, and addiction related to these products.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCancelled - Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 12/2/10-12/2/10

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MEETING CANCELLED - On December 2, 2010, the committees will begin with a closed session from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Following the closed session, from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the meeting will be open to the public. The committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 201655, Oxymorphone HCl Extended-Release Tablets, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and its safety for the proposed indication of relief of moderate to severe pain in patients requiring continuous, aroundthe- clock opioid treatment for an extended period of time. The extended-release characteristics of this formulation are purportedly less easily defeated than other formulations of controlled-release oxymorphone.

 

       
Location: The Marriott Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management AdComm

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

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The committee will discuss the abuse potential of the drug dextromethorphan and the public health benefits and risks of dextromethorphan use as a cough suppressant in prescription and nonprescription drug products. The Department of Health and Human Services received a request from the Drug Enforcement Administration for a scientific and medical evaluation and scheduling recommendation for dextromethorphan in response to the increased incidence of abuse, especially among adolescents.

 

       
Location: The Marriott Inn and Conference Center - Adelphi, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management AdComm

Meeting Date: 2/1/08-2/1/08

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The committee will discuss the efficacy and safety of new drug application (NDA) 22–054, INJECTAFER (ferric carboxymaltose injection), Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, used for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in patients with postpartum hemorrhage or heavy uterine bleeding.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management AdComm

Meeting Date: 2/9/06-2/10/06

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Cases of sudden death and serious adverse events including hypertension, myocardial infarction, and stroke have been reported to the agency in association with therapeutic doses of drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in both pediatric and adult populations. The few controlled clinical studies of longer term drug treatment of ADHD provided little information on cardiovascular risks. On February 9, 2006, the committee will be asked to discuss approaches that could be used to study whether these products increase the risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes. On February 10, 2006, the committee will be briefed on developments in the Office of Drug Safety and will receive updates on the Drug Safety Oversight Board and agency actions for the COX-2 selective Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and the risk management program for the isotretinoin products.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDrug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 5/18/05-5/19/05

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This is the first in a series of meetings related to the issues in drug safety and FDA. This 2 day meeting will explore issues related to FDA's risk assessment program for marketed drugs. There are a number of methods that FDA uses in risk assessment of marketed drugs, including review and analysis of spontaneous reports of adverse events, drug use data, healthcare administrative data, epidemiologic and observational studies, clinical trials, and active surveillance systems. Considerations will include the advantages and disadvantages of the current system for safety signal detection, and proposals for short-term and long-term ways to improve the current system.

 

       
Location: HOL Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/2/16-6/3/16

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On June 2 and 3, 2016, the committee will discuss recent reports and epidemiologic investigations of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections associated with the use of heater-cooler devices during cardiac surgical procedures. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert scientific and clinical opinion related to contamination of heater-cooler devices, associated patient infections, and mitigation strategies based on available scientific information. The committee will make recommendations on: (1) the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfection methods for heater-cooler devices; (2) the amount and type of premarket data and information needed to demonstrate validation of cleaning and disinfection of heater-cooler devices in support of labeling claims and technical instructions; (3) appropriate risk mitigations to be implemented by manufacturers of heater-cooler devices and/or hospital facilities to ensure patient safety during surgical procedures where these devices are used; and (4) appropriate guidelines and/or criteria based on a risk stratification schema for notifying patients who may have already been exposed to NTM during prior cardiac surgeries. Recommendations on these issues will assist FDA in minimizing patient exposure to infections that may result from contaminated heater-cooler devices.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/7/16-6/7/16

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The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 207975, hydrocodone bitartrate extended-release tablets, submitted by Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&D, Inc., with the proposed indication of management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The product is an extended-release formulation intended to have abusedeterrent properties based on its physicochemical properties. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the data submitted by the Applicant are sufficient to support labeling of the product with the properties expected to deter abuse.

 

       
Location: TBD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/8/16-6/8/16

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The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 207621, oxycodone hydrochloride and naltrexone hydrochloride extended-release capsules, submitted by Pfizer, Inc., with the proposed indication of management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The product is an extended-release formulation intended to have abuse-deterrent properties based on the presence of naltrexone, an opioid antagonist, in the formulation. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the data submitted by the Applicant are sufficient to support labeling of the product with the properties expected to deter abuse.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAntimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/9/16-1/1/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761046, bezlotoxumab (MK-6072) injection, submitted by Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp., for the proposed indication of prevention of Clostridium difficile infection recurrence.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting-Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AC, the DSRM AC, and the Pediatric AC

Meeting Date: 9/15/16-9/16/16

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The purpose of this public advisory committee meeting is to discuss the appropriate development plans for establishing the safety and efficacy of prescription opioid analgesics for pediatric patients, including obtaining pharmacokinetic data and the use of extrapolation.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm (Sanofi Aventis)

Meeting Date: 5/25/16-5/25/16

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug applications (NDAs) 208673 for insulin glargine and lixisenatide injection, a fixed ratio drug product consisting of insulin and a GLP-1 receptor agonist, and 208471 for lixisenatide injection, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, submitted by Sanofi Aventis c/o Sanofi U.S. Services Inc., proposed for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm (Novo Nordisk)

Meeting Date: 5/24/16-5/24/16

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 208583 for insulin degludec and liraglutide injection, submitted by Novo Nordisk Inc., for the proposed indication: adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/24/16-5/24/16

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On May 24, 2016, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application regarding St. Jude Medical’s AMPLATZER Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Occluder. The AMPLATZER PFO Occluder is a percutaneously delivered permanent cardiac implant for PFO closure. The device is indicated for preventing recurrent ischemic stroke in patients who have had a cryptogenic stroke due to a presumed paradoxical embolism.

 

       
Location: Hiton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 5/11/16-5/11/16

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On May 11, 2016, the committee will meet by teleconference. In open session, the committee will hear updates of the research program in the Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic, and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/5/16-5/5/16

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On May 5, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., the meeting will be closed to permit discussion and review of trade secret and/or confidential commercial information (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)). During this session, the committees will discuss the drug development program of an investigational abuse-deterrent opioid product. The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 208653, benzhydrocodone/acetaminophen oral tablets, submitted by KemPharm, Inc., with the proposed indication of short-term (up to 14 days) management of acute pain. The product has been formulated with the intent to provide abuse-deterrent properties. Benzhydrocodone is a hydrocodone prodrug which, according to the applicant, is rapidly converted into hydrocodone by enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract. The active drugs in this fixed-dose combination are hydrocodone and acetaminophen. The applicant has submitted data to support abuse-deterrent properties for this product. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the applicant has demonstrated abuse-deterrent properties for their product that would support labeling, and whether the nasal route of abuse is relevant for combination products made up of hydrocodone and acetaminophen.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting of the DDSRM AdComm and the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/4/16-5/4/16

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The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-85) requires FDA to bring, at least annually, one or more drugs with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) with Elements to Assure Safe Use (ETASU) before its Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM). On May 3 and 4, 2016, the committees will discuss results from assessments of the extended-release and long-acting (ER/LA) Opioid Analgesics REMS. The Agency will seek the committees’ comments as to whether this REMS with ETASU assures safe use, is not unduly burdensome to patient access to the drugs, and to the extent practicable, minimizes the burden to the healthcare delivery system.

 

       
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