FDA Risk Evaluation Workshop Announced

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public workshop entitled “Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Assessments: Social Science Methodologies to Assess Goals Related to Knowledge.” The purpose of the public workshop is to initiate constructive dialogue and information-sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, health care organizations, health care providers, and others from the…

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PDG to Attend RAPS Florida Chapter Meeting

Those of you who will be in central Florida this week are welcome to join PDG at an FDA presentation by Leo J Lagrotte, Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), FLA-DO/TMP-RP entitled “FDA Perspective on Advertising and Promotional Compliance and Social Media” on May 24th, 2012, 5:30–8:30 pm at the Hampton Inn and…

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Prescription to OTC: PDG Attends FDA Public Hearing on Expanded Access to Nonprescription Drugs

The agency held a public hearing on March 22-23, 2012 to “obtain input on a new paradigm we are considering. Under this paradigm, the Agency would approve certain drugs that would otherwise require a prescription for nonprescription use (also known as over-the-counter or OTC) under conditions of safe use.”  The hearing was preliminary with no…

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PDG to attend FDA’s OTC Public Hearing

The agency recently announced a public hearing to “obtain input on a new paradigm we are considering. Under this paradigm, the Agency would approve certain drugs that would otherwise require a prescription for nonprescription use (also known as over-the-counter or OTC) under conditions of safe use.” Please let us know if you plan to attend…

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PDG to Attend RAPS Florida Chapter Launch Meeting

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced that several regulatory professionals in Florida are interested in launching a RAPS Chapter. PDG is pleased to inform our readers that we will be joining RAPS for the inaugural meeting to interact with other regulatory professionals from our area.  The meeting will be held in Tampa on…

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Regulatory Affairs Updates: Latest on ANDA User Fees (GDUFA)

FDA and industry leaders have agreed on legislation that, if passed by Congress, will usher in user fees for ANDA sponsors. As currently drafted, a one-time backlog fee is anticipated for “Each person that owns an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) that is pending on October 1, 2012, and that has not received a tentative…

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Time and Extent Applications for Nonprescription Drug Products (OTC) Guidance Introduced

According to FDA, “This guidance is intended to explain what information an applicant should submit to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to request that a drug product be included in the over-the-counter (OTC) drug monograph system and to describe the process for submitting that  information. FDA regulations set forth criteria and procedures by which…

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