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July 30, 2009: Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

CenterDateTimeLocation
CDERJuly 30, 20098:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Hilton Hotel
8727 Colesville Road
Silver Silver, Maryland
(301)589-5200

Agenda

The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application  (NDA) 22-117, proposed trade name, SAPHRIS (asenapine maleate) sublingual tablets, Organon, a part of Schering-Plough Corporation, for the following indications: (1) acute treatment of schizophrenia in adults; and (2) acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I disorder in adults.

Meeting Materials

FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting.  If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.  Background material is available at:

2009 Meeting Materials, Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Public Participation Information

Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.

  • Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before July 21, 2009.
  • Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or by July 13, 2009.

Time allotted for each presentation may be limited.  If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session.  The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by July 14, 2009.

Contact Information

  • Cicely Reese
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-21)
    Food and Drug Administration
    5600 Fishers Lane (for express delivery, Fishers Lane, rm. 1093)
    Rockville, MD 20857
    Phone: 301-827-7001
    Fax: 301-827-6776
    E-mail: cicely.reese@fda.hhs.gov
     
  • FDA Advisory Committee Information Line
    1-800-741-8138
    (301-443-0572 in the Washington DC area)
    Code: 3014512544
    Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
     

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FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting.  If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

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Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app.2)