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May
Biosimilar Switching – RWD Evidence Supports Center for Biosimilars Contention - Lachman Blog2

Biosimilar Switching – RWD Evidence Supports Center for Biosimilars Contention

A May 28, 2024 review article by Skylar Jeremias titled, “New Evidence Confirms Safe Biosimilar-to-Biosimilar Switching” (here), supports the fact that switching between biologics and biosimilars or from one biosimilar to another does not present a problem. The article states “[S]ince the July 2022 publication of the first systematic review of biosimilar-to-biosimilar switching, the European […]

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16
May

FDA Issues Next Batch of New and Revised PSGs 

Today, the FDA issued twenty-six new and six revised Product Specific Guidances (PSGs) (here).  PSGs provide the Agency’s current thinking on acceptable methods for demonstrating bioequivalence between the Reference Listed Drug or the Reference Standard designated by the Agency (if the RLD is no longer available) and the proposed generic product.  These latest PSG additions […]

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16
May

SBIA’s FDA PSG Webinar – OGD Discusses the Dissolution Database 

At the Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER) Small Business Industry Assistance (SBIA) meeting held on April 25th, titled “Facilitating Generic Product Availability Through Product-Specific Guidances (PSGs) for 2024,” the FDA presented some updates regarding the FDA Dissolution Database.  Dr. Leah Falade, Senior Pharmacologist in the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, CDER, was the presenter in Session 6.  […]

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26
Mar

FDA Lowers the Number of Required BA/BE Reserve Samples in Revised Guidance 

The number of reserve samples required by current regulations has been a sore subject for both NDA and ANDA sponsors as well as testing facilities as the cost and storage requirements for the required reserve samples of both test and reference product was overly burdensome.  Now, after twenty years of concern expressed by the industry, […]

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15
Feb

OGD Provides Update to Future Product Specific Guidances as Well as Planned Revisions 

Today, the FDA published a list titled Upcoming Product-Specific Guidances for Generic Drug Product Development, which can be found here and has two sections:  Planned New PSGs for Complex and Non-Complex Generic Drug Products (Updated February 15, 2024)  Planned Revised PSGs for Complex and Non-Complex Generic Drug Products (Updated February 15, 2024)  Section 1 contains a list […]

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