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Regulatory Reconnaissance: Quality Issues Sink Eli Lilly's Empagliflozin (6 March 2014)

Posted 06 March 2014 | By Alexander Gaffney, RAC 

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In Focus: US

In Focus: International

  • EU Parliament may forge ahead on medtech regulations vote without Council (Clinica-$)
  • Flies Found By FDA Threaten Indian Town Built on Generics (Bloomberg)
  • India defends regulatory system against 'direct assault' (SCRIP-$)
  • Novartis may face tough action over 'fake' documents in India (SCRIP-$)

US: Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology

  • HHS/FDA Tracking System Keeps an Eye on Those Suing the Agency (FDA Law Blog) (System)
  • FDA issues CRL on Eli Lilly's empagliflozin, noting manufacturing deficiencies (Pharma Letter-$) (WSJ-$) (MedPage Today) (Press) (Reuters) (Pink Sheet-$) (Press) (PMLive) (Pharmafile) (Fierce) (Pharma Times) (BioCentury) (Fierce) (SCRIP-$) (Law 360-$) (Bloomberg)
  • Obama looks to shorten biologics exclusivity (BioCentury)
  • Upcoming FDA AdComm for Novartis' Serelaxin BLA (FDA)
  • A Little Late, But CMC Annual Reportable Postapproval Changes Guidance Hits the Street (Lachman)
  • 5 Takeaways From FDA's Off-Label Promotion Guidance (Law 360-$)
  • FDA Seeks Genome Sequencer to Assess Safety of FDA-Regulated Products (FDA)
  • CDER Advisory Panel Vacancies Remain High As Overall FDA Rates Improve (Pink Sheet-$)
  • Citizen Petition Seeks Approval for Lower-Dose Versions of Purdue's Dilaudid (FDA)
  • FDA Approves Endo's Aveed (Testosterone Undecanoate) Injectable Testosterone Replacement Therapy For Low-T (Press) (Reuters)
  • Lupin gets USFDA nod to market generic version of Cipro (India Times)
  • Aegerion Warns About Negative Impact Of DOJ Investigation (Forbes)
  • Risky Business: The FDA And Drug Development For The Fatally Ill (Forbes)
  • Baxter recalls a dialysis product due to mold (Fierce) (FDA)
  • Sagent recalls drug because of leaking bags (Fierce)

US: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology: Clinical Study Results, Filings and Designations

  • AAA Receives Orphan Drug Designation for Gallium-68 Dotatate (Press)
  • Boehringer reports Phase III mild asthma data; no word on NDA filing (SCRIP-$) (Press)
  • Merck's Investigational Hepatitis C Treatment Regimen MK-5172/MK-8742 Shows Robust Anti-HCV Activity in HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patients with HCV Genotype 1 Infection (Press)
  • US: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology: General
  • Lawsuit challenges Arizona's limits on use of abortion drug (Reuters)
  • New Notre Dame research center to focus on drug discovery and development (Press)
  • Delaware Can't Get Lethal Injection Drugs (AP)

US: Medical Devices

  • When Does an App Become a Medical Device? (MDDI)
  • Citizen Petition Seeks Exemption of Manually Operated Portable Wheelchair Lifts from 510(k) Requirements (FDA)
  • Mauna Kea Technologies Receives 510(k) Regulatory Clearance from U.S. FDA for Cellvizio in Urology (Press)

US: Assorted And Government

  • U.S. fears for patents on next-generation drugs in India (Reuters)
  • How Google Is Trying to Protect Your Drug Supply (National Journal)
  • P&G Tech Toothbrush May Foretell OTC Switch Future (Tan Sheet-$)
  • Alliance "Disappointed" by President's FY 15 Budget Request (StrengthenFDA)
  • PhRMA Pans President's Budget Request (PhRMA)

Europe

  • EU Parliament may forge ahead on medtech regulations vote without Council (Clinica-$)

India

  • Flies Found By FDA Threaten Indian Town Built on Generics (Bloomberg)
  • India defends regulatory system against 'direct assault' (SCRIP-$)
  • Novartis may face tough action over 'fake' documents in India (SCRIP-$)

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Regulatory Reconnaissance #270 - 6 March 2014

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