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Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee

Center Date Time Location
CDER July 14, 2004 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Advisory Committee Conference Room
Rm. 1066
5630 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD

The committee will discuss the efficacy and safety of new drug application (NDA) 21–200, ZELNORM (tegaserod maleate), for the proposed indication of the treatment of patients with chronic constipation and relief of associated symptoms of straining, hard or lumpy stools, and infrequent defecation.

Background material and meeting information will become available no later than one business day before the meeting (Simply select the appropriate committee link).

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 by July 6, 2004. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before July 6, 2004, 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. Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.

FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Thomas H. Perez at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.

Contact Person:
Thomas H. Perez, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD–21), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane (for express delivery, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1093), Rockville, MD 20857, 301–827–6758, FAX: 301–827–6776, or e-mail: PerezT@cder.fda.gov.or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014512538. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.

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