Transcript for FDA’s Rx to OTC Meeting

As was previously promised, here are the transcripts (1 2) from FDA’s meeting entitled “Utilizing Innovative Technologies and Other Conditions of Safe Use To Expand Access to Nonprescription Drugs.” Contact us to find out how our experience can help your company expand your line of prescription and OTC products.

Recent FDA Presentation on Advertising, Promotional Compliance, Social Media Helpful and Informative

Recently, representatives from PDG attended the second meeting of the Central Florida chapter of RAPS. Featured was a 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”.  Mr. Lagrotte’s patient and thorough explanation of topics such as solicited vs.…

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Pharmaceutical Consultant – Marketed Unapproved Drugs

FDA has long held the position that they are subject to take aggressive action against companies that market drugs they consider unapproved. FDA’s most recent notice to industry stated that “any unapproved new drug introduced onto the market after September 19, 2011 will be subject to immediate enforcement action, without prior notice and without regard…

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Nanotechnology and FDA Regulation

Nanotechnology is an emerging technology that has the potential to be used in a broad array of FDA-regulated products, including medical products, foods and cosmetics. Nanomaterials, developed using nanotechnology, are measured in nanometers, — equal to about one-billionth of a meter — so small that they can’t be seen with a regu­lar microscope. These nanomaterials…

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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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