November 5, 2010: Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement
|CDER||November 5, 2010||8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
Hilton Washington DC/North
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss results from clinical trials of proton pump inhibitors in gastroespohageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients less than one year of age, performed in response to a Pediatric Written Request under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (Nexium, esomeprazole by AstraZeneca LP; Prevacid, lansoprazole by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc; Protonix, pantoprazole by Pfizer, Inc.) and Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA) commitment (Prilosec, omeprazole by AstraZeneca LP). The pathophysiology (disease process) of GERD, its diagnosis and management, and issues related to the design of clinical trials in this age group will be considered.
FDA intends to make the complete 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.
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 October 21, 2010.
- Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., November 5, 2010. 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 before October 13, 2010.
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 October 14, 2010.
- Kristine T. Khuc, Pharm.D.
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
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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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