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Meeting Date: 7/13/16-7/13/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 761042, for GP2015, a proposed biosimilar to Amgen Inc.’s ENBREL (etanercept) submitted by Sandoz, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms, inducing major clinical response, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (in combination with methotrexate (MTX) or used alone); (2) reducing signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients ages 2 and older; (3) reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage of active arthritis, and improving physical function in patients with psoriatic arthritis (in combination with MTX in patients who do not respond adequately to MTX alone); (4) reducing signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; and (5) treatment of adult patients (18 years or older) with chronic moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/12/16-7/12/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 761024, for ABP 501, a proposed biosimilar to AbbVie Inc.'s HUMIRA (adalimumab), submitted by Amgen, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms, inducing major clinical response, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (alone or in combination with methotrexate or other non-biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)); (2) reducing signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients 4 years of age and older (alone or in combination with methotrexate); (3) reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (alone or in combination with non-biologic DMARDs); (4) reducing signs and symptoms in adult patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; (5) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy (ABP 501 would be indicated for reducing signs and symptoms and inducing clinical remission in these patients if they have also lost response to or are intolerant to infliximab); (6) inducing and sustaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to immunosuppressants such as corticosteroids, azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) (the effectiveness of ABP-501 would not be established in patients who have lost response to or were intolerant to TNF blockers); and (7) treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy, and when other systemic therapies are medically less appropriate (only to be administered to patients who will be closely monitored and have regular follow-up visits with a physician).

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 2/9/16-2/9/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125544, for CT-P13, a proposed biosimilar to Janssen Biotech Inc.'s REMICADE (infliximab), submitted by Celltrion, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy; (2) reducing the number of draining enterocutaneous and rectovaginal fistulas and maintaining fistula closure in adult patients with fistulizing Crohn's disease; (3) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in pediatric patients 6 years of age and older with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy; (4) reducing signs and symptoms, inducing and maintaining clinical remission and mucosal healing, and eliminating corticosteroid use in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy; (5) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in pediatric patients 6 years of age and older with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy;1 (6) in combination with methotrexate, reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis; (7) reducing signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; (8) reducing signs and symptoms of active arthritis, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with psoriatic arthritis; and (9) treatment of adult patients with chronic severe (i.e., extensive and/or disabling) plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy and when other systemic therapies are medically less appropriate.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/23/15-10/23/15

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 207988, lesinurad oral tablets, submitted by Ardea Biosciences, Inc., for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout, in combination with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/17/15-3/17/15

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125544 for CTP13, a proposed biosimilar to Janssen Biotech Inc.'s REMICADE (infliximab), submitted by Celltrion, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy;(2) reducing the number of draining enterocutaneous and rectovaginal fistulas and maintaining fistula closure in adult patients with fistulizing Crohn's disease; (3) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in pediatric patients 6 years of age and older with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy; (4) reducing signs and symptoms, inducing and maintaining clinical remission and mucosal healing, and eliminating corticosteroid use in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy; (5) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in pediatric patients 6 years of age and older with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy;1 (6) in combination with methotrexate, reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis; (7) reducing signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; (8) reducing signs and symptoms of active arthritis, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with psoriatic arthritis; and (9) treatment of adult patients with chronic severe (i.e., extensive and/or disabling) plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy and when other systemic therapies are medically less appropriate.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/10/14-2/11/14

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The committees will discuss data and analyses published in 2006 or later that are relevant to further understanding the relationship between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and cardiovascular thrombotic risk that is currently described in NSAID class labeling.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/22/13-7/23/13

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On July 22, 2013, the committee will discuss the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society (ASAS) classification criteria for axial spondyloarthritis and the implications of using these criteria for drug approval. On July 23, 2013, during the morning session, the committee will discuss supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) 125057, HUMIRA (adalimumab) injection, by AbbVie Inc., for the proposed indication of reducing signs and symptoms in adult patients with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis with objective signs of inflammation by elevated C-reactive protein or magnetic resonance imaging, who have had an inadequate response to, or are intolerant to, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss sBLA 125160, certolizumab injection, by UCB, Inc., for the proposed indication of treatment of adult patients with active axial spondyloarthritis, including patients with ankylosing spondylitis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/20/12-12/20/12

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22151, rintatolimod injection (proposed trade name AMPLIGEN), submitted by Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc., for the treatment of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/9/12-5/9/12

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 203214, tofacitinib tablets, Pfizer Inc., for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis who have had an inadequate response to one or more disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/8/12-5/8/12

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The committee will discuss supplemental biologics license application 125249, ARCALYST (rilonacept) injection, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the following proposed indication: "ARCALYST (rilonacept) is an interleukin-1 blocker indicated for the prevention of gout flares during initiation of uric-acid lowering therapy in adult patients with gout. ARCALYST has not been studied for longer than 16 weeks in this clinical setting.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/12/12-3/12/12

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The committee will discuss the anti-nerve growth factor (Anti-NGF) drug class that is currently under development and the safety issues possibly related to these drugs. These drugs are being developed for the treatment of a variety of chronic painful conditions including osteoarthritis, chronic lower back pain, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, chronic pancreatitis, endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, vertebral fracture, thermal injury, and cancer pain. The committee will be asked to determine whether reports of joint destruction represent a safety signal related to the Anti-NGF class of drugs, and whether the risk benefit balance for these drugs favors continued development of the drugs as analgesics.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 9/13/11-9/13/11

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On September 13, 2011, the committee will discuss the anti-nerve growth factor (Anti-NGF) drug class that is currently under development and the safety issues possibly related to these drugs. These drugs are being developed for the treatment of a variety of chronic painful conditions including osteoarthritis, chronic lower back pain, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, chronic pancreatitis, endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, vertebral fracture, thermal injury, and cancer pain. The committee will be asked to determine whether reports of joint destruction represent a safety signal related to the Anti-NGF class of drugs, and whether the risk benefit balance for these drugs favors continued development of the drugs as analgesics.

 

       
Location: White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/21/11-6/21/11

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On June 21, 2011, the committee will discuss supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) 125319, ILARIS (canakinumab), Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, for the following proposed indication: "ILARIS is indicated for the treatment of gouty arthritis attacks. ILARIS has also been shown to extend the time to the next attack and reduce the frequency of subsequent attacks."

 

       
Location: UMUC Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/16/10-11/16/10

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The committee will discuss biologic license application (BLA) 125370, belimumab, proposed trade name BENLYSTA, sponsored by Human Genome Sciences, for the proposed indication of reducing disease activity in adult patients with active, autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

 

       
Location: UMUC Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 8/20/10-8/20/10

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On August 20, 2010, the committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-531, sodium oxybate, 375 milligrams per milliliter (mg/ml) oral solution, sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, with a proposed indication for the treatment of fibromyalgia for patients 18 years of age and older . The safety and efficacy findings for sodium oxybate in the fibromyalgia population and the proposed Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for this product will be discussed.

 

       
Location: Marriott - Pooks Hill Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/12/10-5/12/10

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On May 12, 2010, the committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-478, naproxcinod0 375 milligram capsule, sponsored by NicOx S.A., a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) product indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.

 

       
Location: Hilton Silver Spring MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 9/16/09-9/16/09

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 12-5338, clostridial collagenase, Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed treatment of advanced Dupuytren's disease. Dupuytren's disease is a condition in which the tendons of the hand that help move the fingers of the hand become thickened and scarred.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/16/09-6/16/09

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125293, KRYSTEXXA (pegloticase), Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc., as a therapy for patients with refractory gout.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring Silver Spring, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/5/09-3/5/09

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125293, pegloticase, Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc., as a therapy for patients with treatment failure gout.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/24/08-11/24/08

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21856, ULORIC (febuxostat), Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., for the proposed treatment of hyperuricemia in patients with gout.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 7/29/08-7/29/08

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125276, ACTEMRA (tocilizumab), Hoffman-La Roche, Inc., for the proposed treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Silver Spring The Ballrooms 8727 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/12/07-4/12/07

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Agenda: The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-3891 21-772, ARCOXIA (etoricoxib), Merck & Co., Inc., proposed treatment for the relief of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/29/06-11/29/06

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of the nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drug (COX-2 inhibitor) new drug application (NDA) 20-998/S021, CELEBREX (celecoxib), Pfizer, Inc., for the proposed indication of the relief of the signs and symptoms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in patients 2 years and older.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/6/05-9/6/05

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125118/0, proposed trade name ORENCIA (abatacept), Bristol Myers Squibb, proposed indication for the treatment of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/16/05-2/18/05

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The committees will discuss the overall benefit to risk considerations (including cardiovascular and gastrointestinal safety concerns) for COX-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and related agents. FDA is collecting and will be analyzing all available information from the most recent studies of Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra, and naproxen, and other data for COX-2 selective and nonselective NSAID products to determine whether additional regulatory action is needed. An advisory committee meeting is planned for February 2005, which will provide for a full public discussion of these issues. Related Link From FDA

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/2/04-6/3/04

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On June 2, 2004, the committee will discuss trial design and endpoints for drugs for chronic gout, including new drug application (NDA) 21-740, oxypurinol (proposed tradename, OXIPRIM), Cardiome. On June 3, 2004, the committee will discuss trial design and endpoints for drugs for acute gout, including NDA 21-389, etoricoxib (proposed tradename, ARCOXIA), Merck.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/29/03-9/30/03

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On Both Days, the committee will discuss the purposed the systemic lupus arysmostos sle concept paper a prelimary discussion for creating a guidance document for the development of drugs biologics and devices for the treatment of SLE. On Sept 29 the committee will discuss the proposed sections regarding the current state of the art the claims for treatment and for clinical markers. On Sept 30 the committee will discuss the proposed section concerning trial design.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/23/03-6/24/03

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On June 23, 2003, the committee will discuss fibromyalgia, clinical trial design, including important disease endpoints, in the study and development of therapies and treatments. On June 24, 2003, the committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of submission tracking number (STN) 103795/5123, Enbrel™ (etanercept), Immunex, for reducing signs and symptoms of active ankylosing spondylitis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/4/03-3/5/03

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On March 4, 2003, the committee will hear a safety update on tnf alpha inhibitors; Humira (adalimumab), Abbott Laboratories; Remicade (infliximab) Centocor; and Enbrel (etanercept), Immunex. On March 5, 2003, the committee will discuss the approved product new drug application (NDA) 20-905, ARAVA, (leflunomide), Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc., clinical data regarding efficacy for improvement in physical function in rheumatoid arthritis, as well as a safety update.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/29/02-7/30/02

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On both days, the committee will discuss the clinical relevance of different classifications of pain as well as discussion of appropriate clinical trial models and designs for medications which would be indicated for each classification of pain.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/16/01-8/17/01

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On August 16, the committee will discuss the efficacy and safety of submission tracking number (STN) 103950 Kineret (anakinra), Amgen, Inc., for reduction in signs and symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis. On August 17, the committee will discuss safety update for Enbrel (etanercept), Immunex, and Remicade (infliximab), Centocor, for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/19/01-4/19/01

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On April 19, 2001, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-239, Aslera (prasterone, Genelabs Technologies, Inc.) for improvement in disease activity and/or its symptoms in women with mild to moderate systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and reduction of corticosteroid requirements in women with mild to moderate SLE.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/7/01-2/9/01

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On February 7, 2001, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-998/S009, Celebrex (celecoxib, G. D. Searle & Co.) approved for the treatment of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in adults. The discussion is for modification of the label based on the results of the CLASS Trial, a study of the incidence of significant upper gastrointestinal effects. On February 8, 2001, the committee will discuss NDA 21-042/S007, VioxxTM (rofecoxib, Merck Research Laboratories) approved for the treatment of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and the management of acute pain. The discussion is for changes in the product label related to results of the VIGOR Trial concerning clinical gastrointestinal events. On February 9, 2001, the committee will discuss NDA 20-905/S006, AravaTM (leflunomide, Aventis) approved for the treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis. The discussion is for an indication to prevent disability as evidenced by improved physical function.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/12/00-7/12/00

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The Committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 99-1234, Remicade TM (infliximab, Centocor) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, prevention of radiographic progression and prevention of physical disability. The Committee will also discuss general issues regarding claims based on radiographic data in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/11/00-4/11/00

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 99-0884, Enbrel (etanercept, Immunex), for an indication in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/21/99-7/21/99

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The Committee will discuss the evidence needed to establish that a drug product has a beneficial effect on joint structure in patients with osteoarthritis. *** Call for Satellite, Videoconferencing and Webcasting ***

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/20/99-4/20/99

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The Committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 21-042 Vioxx™ (rofecoxib, Merck) for the treatment of acute or chronic signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and the management of pain.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/23/99-2/23/99

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The committee will discuss issues in the design and assessment of clinical trials of drugs, biologics, and devices that are being developed for treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Silver Spring Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/1/98-12/1/98

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The Committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-998 Celebrex™ (celecoxib, Searle) for the treatment of acute or chronic signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and the management of pain.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/16/98-9/16/98

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BLA 98-0286, Etanercept (EnbrelTM) Immunex.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 8/7/98-8/7/98

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application 20-905 Arava (leflunomide, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc., Germany) for the treatment of rhematiod arthritis.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/24/98-3/25/98

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On March 24, the committee will discuss safety issues, gastrointestinal tolerability, renal, bone and reproductive toxicity related to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, for example, COX-2 and other agents. On March 25, the committee will discuss the pain claim structure for chronic and acute pain and onset of pain relief including appropriate study design for prescription and nonprescription oral analgesics.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/20/98-2/20/98

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Guidance for Industry: Clinical Development Programs for Drugs, Devices and Biological Products Intended for the treatment of Osteoarthritis (OA)

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint meeting of the Nonprescription and the Arthritis Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/15/97-7/15/97

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The committee will hear presentations and discuss data submitted regarding New Drug Application (NDA) 20-802, Excedrin Extra Strength (acetaminophen, aspirin, caffeine) Tablets, Caplets, and Geltabs, 250 milligrams (mg), 250 mg, and 65 mg, respectively, Bristol Myers Squibb, for the pain of migraine.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 2/4/97-2/5/97

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On February 4, 1997, the committee will hear presentations and discuss data submitted regarding the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 50-735, Neoral (cyclosporine, Sandoz) soft gelatin capsules and oral solution for microemulsion, for the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis. On February 5, 1997, the committee will review, discuss, and critique the draft document ``Guidance for Industry. Clinical Development Programs for Drugs, Devices, and Biological Products for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA),'' including Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting of the Nonprescription and the Arthritis Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 10/9/96-10/9/96

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The committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 20-373, S+ Ibuprofen (dexibuprofen, Sterling Winthrop/Bayer) 200-milligram caplet, indicated for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains associated with the common cold, headache, toothache, muscular aches, back ache, menstrual cramps, minor pain of arthritis, and for the temporary reduction of fever for OTC status.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 5/7/96-5/7/96

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The committee will hear presentations and discuss data submitted regarding the safety and efficacy of NDA 20- 395, Enable (tenidap sodium), Pfizer, Inc., for use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 10/11/95-10/12/95

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On October 11, 1995, the committee will consider issues presented in a citizen petition submitted by the Health Research Group of Public Citizen (Docket No. 94P-0458/CP1). The petition requests that FDA remove from the market drug products containing piroxicam, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), stating that the drug presents a significantly higher risk of gastropathy than other drugs in its class. The committee will examine safety data for the drug and advise FDA on whether piroxicam should be withdrawn from the market, whether changes in the drugs' labeling should be made, or whether no action need be taken. On October 12, 1995, the committee will examine the adequacy of the current gastropathy warnings in labeling for the class of NSAID's. Food Advisory Committee

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/14/95-7/14/95

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On July 14, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Arthritis Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to NDA 20-499 (Bayer Corp.,) and NDA 20-429 (Whitehall-Robins Healthcare). Both NDA's are to switch ketoprofen (12.5 milligrams tablet/caplet) from prescription to over-the-counter status for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains associated with the common cold, toothache, muscular aches, backache, for the minor pain of arthritis, for the pain of menstrual cramps, and for reduction of fever.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint OTC & Arthritis Drugs

Meeting Date: 3/27/95-3/28/95

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During the morning of March 27, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to new drug application (NDA) 18-751 to switch econazole nitrate cream 1% (Spectazole, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.) from prescription to OTC status for the treatment of tinea pedis (athlete's foot). During the afternoon of March 27, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and representatives of the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to the efficacy and use of antihistamines for the treatment of the common cold. In the morning on March 28, 1995, the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and the Arthritis Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss data relevant to NDA 20-512 for ibuprofen suspension (Motrin, McNeil Consumer Products) for the treatment of fever and of pain in children between 2 and 12 years of age. During the afternoon, the committees will discuss recommendations regarding appropriate OTC indication(s) for muscle relaxants, OTC dose(s) and duration of use, safety profiles, abuse potential, and pharmacokinetic information.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint OTC & Arthritis Drugs

Meeting Date: 9/8/94-9/9/94

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On September 8 and 9, 1994, the joint subcommittee will discuss effectiveness data requirements and proposed labeling indications for OTC analgesic drug products. The joint subcommittee will address topics such as: (1) Data requirements to support specific types of indications for OTC analgesic drug products; (2) recommendations for labeling indications for OTC analgesics; and (3) the current state of scientific knowledge in the areas of pain receptors, mechanism(s) of pain perception, and the basis for response to analgesic drug classes.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 3/29/17-3/29/17

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During the morning session of March 29, 2017, the committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761064, rituximab/hyaluronidase injection for subcutaneous use, submitted by Genentech, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are for: (1) The treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory, follicular lymphoma as a single agent; (2) previously untreated follicular lymphoma in combination with first line chemotherapy and, in patients achieving a complete or partial response to rituximab/hyaluronidase for subcutaneous injection in combination with chemotherapy, as single-agent maintenance therapy; (3) nonprogressing (including stable disease), follicular lymphoma as a single agent after first-line cyclophosphamide, vincristine, and prednisone (CVP) chemotherapy; (4) the treatment of patients with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisolone (CHOP) or other anthracycline based chemotherapy regimens; and (5) in combination with fludarabine and cyclophosphamide (FC), for the treatment of patients with previously untreated and previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 209099, for binimetinib, submitted by Array BioPharma Inc. The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma, with NRAS Q61 mutation as detected by an FDA-approved test, who have received prior treatment with checkpoint inhibitor therapy.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBlood Products AdComm

Meeting Date: 4/4/17-4/5/17

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On April 4, 2017, in open session, the Committee will discuss Recombinant Human Coagulation Factor IX, GlycoPEGylated. In the afternoon, in open session, the Committee will hear an update presentation on a summary of responses to Docket FDA-2016-N-1502: Blood Donor Deferral Policy for Reducing the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Products. On April 5, 2017, in open session, the committee will hear overview presentations on the research programs in the Laboratory of Emerging Pathogens in the Division of Emerging Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases, Office of Blood Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA. At the conclusion of the open session, the meeting will be closed to permit discussion where disclosure would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy in accordance with 5 U.S.C 552b(c)(6). During the closed session, the Committee will discuss the research progress made by staff involved in the intramural research programs and make recommendations regarding their personnel actions and staffing decisions.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting Nonprescription AdComm & DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 4/4/17-4/4/17

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The committees will discuss safety issues associated with over-the-counter analgesic combination products used for upset stomach (i.e., heartburn, nausea, fullness, belching, gas, acid indigestion, and/or sour stomach) and hangover indications under the Internal Analgesic and Antacid monographs in 21 CFR part 343 and 21 CFR part 331, respectively. The committees will also be asked to discuss the hangover indication under the Overindulgence, Internal Analgesic, and Stimulant monographs in 21 CFR part 357 subpart J, 21 CFR part 343, and 21 CFR part 340, respectively.

 

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

Meeting Date: 4/5/17-4/5/17

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The committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 209777, for oxycodone hydrochloride immediate-release oral tablets, submitted by Inspirion Delivery Sciences, LLC., with the proposed indication of management of moderate to severe pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. The product has been formulated with properties intended to deter abuse, and the applicant has submitted data to support these abuse-deterrent properties for this product. The committees will be asked to discuss the overall risk-benefit profile of the product, and whether the applicant has demonstrated abuse-deterrent properties for their product that would support labeling.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting of the Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the Medical Devices AdComm and the RC AdComm

Meeting Date: 3/17/17-3/17/17

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On March 17, 2017, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the potential risks of misuse of peroxide-based contact lens products.  Specific issues to be discussed include adequate labeling and packaging of these over-the-counter products.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology AdComm

Meeting Date: 3/15/17-3/15/17

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The use of model-informed drug development (MIDD) for new and generic drugs has significantly increased over the past several years. The committee will discuss strategies, approaches, and challenges in MIDD with specific focus on two areas. During the morning session, the committee will discuss approaches and evidentiary information needed for applying physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling and simulation throughout a drug’s lifecycle. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss mechanistic model-informed safety evaluation with a focus on drug potential for causing arrhythmias. The Comprehensive in Vitro Proarrhythmia Assay will be discussed as an exemplar.

 

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

Meeting Date: 3/13/17-3/14/17

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The committees will be asked to discuss safety issues for new drug application (NDA) 201655, OPANA ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) Extended-release Tablets, by Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., with the 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 approved extended-release (ER) formulation intended to have abuse-deterrent properties based on its physicochemical properties, however, this information is not currently reflected in product labeling. The committees will be asked to discuss pre- and post-marketing data about the abuse of OPANA ER, and the overall risk-benefit of this product. The committees will also discuss abuse of generic oxymorphone ER and oxymorphone immediate-release (IR) products.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Advisory Committee Meeting

Meeting Date: 3/6/17-3/7/17

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On Monday, March 6, 2017, the Pediatric Advisory Committee will meet to discuss pediatric-focused safety reviews, as mandated by The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), for NITROPRESS (sodium nitroprusside), KUVAN (sapropterin dihydrochloride) and TRUVADA (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate). On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as mandated by the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act, Title III, Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act of 2007 (Public Law 110– 85), the committee will discuss the safety of and the ongoing propriety of the humanitarian device exemption for: EPICEL (cultured epidermal autografts) (HDE), IMPELLA RP SYSTEM (HDE), LIPOSORBER LA-15 SYSTEM (HDE), MEDTRONIC ACTIVA DYSTONIA THERAPY (HDE).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/29/17-3/29/17

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During the morning session of March 29, 2017, the committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761064, rituximab/hyaluronidase injection for subcutaneous use, submitted by Genentech, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are for: (1) The treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory, follicular lymphoma as a single agent; (2) previously untreated follicular lymphoma in combination with first line chemotherapy and, in patients achieving a complete or partial response to rituximab/hyaluronidase for subcutaneous injection in combination with chemotherapy, as single-agent maintenance therapy; (3) nonprogressing (including stable disease), follicular lymphoma as a single agent after first-line cyclophosphamide, vincristine, and prednisone (CVP) chemotherapy; (4) the treatment of patients with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisolone (CHOP) or other anthracycline based chemotherapy regimens; and (5) in combination with fludarabine and cyclophosphamide (FC), for the treatment of patients with previously untreated and previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 209099, for binimetinib, submitted by Array BioPharma Inc. The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma, with NRAS Q61 mutation as detected by an FDA-approved test, who have received prior treatment with checkpoint inhibitor therapy.


 

       
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