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Drug development is no cakewalk. Pharmaceutical companies are obliged to prove drug safety and efficacy to Regulatory authorities at every single stage of drug development. Based on the authority’s approval or disapproval only, the companies can further go into later stages of drug development and/or can relook into the entire developmental process.
As said and done for many times till now, the United Sates Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has set a compliance deadline for eCTD (electronic common technical document) submissions. The deadline for the first phase is on 5th May 2017 and for the second phase, it is on 5th May 2018. What’s there to reconsider now?
Even though the eCTD (Electronic Common Technical Document) format has been in existence for nearly ten years, now it has become a focal point for pharmaceutical, biologic and generic drugs manufacturers because of the US FDA (Food & Drug Authority) mandate stating that all NDAs (New Drug Application), BLAs (Biologics License Applications) and ANDAs (Abbreviated New Drug Applications) must...
As we all are aware, the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (US FDA’s) electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) requirement is nearing the deadline.
Are you planning for clinical or non-clinical studies post December 17, 2016? If yes, we suggest you take a look at Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) study Data standards applicable for certain types of submissions to CDER and CBER.
Do you know? The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has mandated that certain Regulatory submission types (NDA, BLA, and ANDA) should be filed in electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format beginning May 5, 2017.
Times when patients are going through serious / immediately life-threatening conditions and physicians are left with no options except to opt for the investigational treatments, navigating certain processes would be challenging and time-consuming.
Japan has a unique set of processes and agencies for the regulation of drugs. The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) and Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) are the two main Regulatory Agencies that oversee the approvals of the drugs as per the regulatory prerequisites in Japan.
Investigational New Drug (IND) Filing Process
In our last blog we talked about a Major Generic Drug Labeling Rule that will entail new guidelines for updating labels of generic drugs in terms of safety information. In this segment we are emphasizing on getaways from the guidance proposed by FDA with respect to safety assessment for IND Safety reporting.
FDA published a guidance in May 2015 announcing a deadline for electronic submission of active DMFs. As per these guidelines, DMF holders are required to submit the baseline submission that generally includes the Module 1, 2 and 3 of the present submissions. This submission should also take account of the most recent paper submissions if any.
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