Petition Tests OGD Guidance on Use of Males and Females in BE Study

A Citizen Petition submitted recently by McDermott Will & Emory (here) on behalf of Vanda Pharmaceuticals requests that the FDA “revoke approval of Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) No. 211654, submitted by MSN Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MSN), for 20 mg tasimelteon capsules, and order a recall of any product that has been distributed under ANDA No. 211654 (if any) […]

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OGD Published GDUFA III Commitment Letter

Every 5 years, the user fee programs (UFAs) are renegotiated and, for each UFA program, there is a commitment letter that outlines the agreed-upon goal dates and program enhancements that will dictate the five-year reauthorization period when Congress passes the Reauthorization Act (likely in mid to late FY 2022). This is a piece of must-pass […]

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Is the New Proposed Legislation (S-1462) Regarding ANDA Suitability Petitions as Good as it Sounds?

The ANDA suitability petition process has been languishing for years.  Over the years, we have drafted many posts (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here, among others) regarding the FDA’s failing to act on what is a statutorily mandated ninety-day time period for approving or denying an ANDA suitability petition.  Today, I read […]

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Potential Label Carve Out to Antidepressant Appears OK to FDA

In a 21 page response (here) dated July 18, 2019 to Citizen Petition Docket No. 2019-P-0837 (here  ), filed on February 20, 2019, the FDA determined that a carve out of an exclusivity-based and patent-based (potential little viii) statements regarding a supplemental application approval granting the inclusion of information on treatment of emergent sexual dysfunction […]

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