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Promotion of drugs and medical devices for unapproved uses

Hearing before the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Committee ... Congress, first session, June 11, 1991

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages395
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Open LibraryOL7368039M
ISBN 100160383811
ISBN 109780160383816

  Last year alone, doctors filled out over four billion drug prescriptions in the United States. But according to some estimates, Americans used nearly one-fifth of these prescriptions for uses unauthorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—uses that ultimately come with a much greater risk of harm.. Although unauthorized, or “off-label,” uses are frequent and can lead to. The guidance provides drug, biologics, and device manufacturers with the agency's views on the distribution of medical journal articles and scientific or medical reference publications that discuss unapproved new uses for FDA-approved drugs or biologics or FDA-approved or cleared medical devices to healthcare professionals and healthcare entities.

Pharmaceutical companies and their sales reps can distribute information, such as medical journal articles, about unapproved (“off-label“) uses of their drugs as long as they adhere to FDA guidelines. However, the FDA takes the position that this information must be distributed separately from information that is “promotional in nature,” i.e., for marketing purposes, a position that is.   Here’s how FDA officials think you can legally promote off-label device, drug uses J By Nancy Crotti The FDA has issued final guidance clarifying what it considers permissible off-label information for device makers and drug companies to convey to potential customers.

Food and Drug Law Journal Vol. 65 as distinct from the specific approved indication(s) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration” 3 FDA “acknowledges that off-label uses of drugs by prescrib- ers is often appropriate and may represent the standard of practice.”4 It has also acknowledged that, “the physician may, as part of the practice of medicine, lawfully.   On Monday, December 3, , the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a significant opinion in the case of United States v. Caronia that may greatly affect a manufacturer’s ability to promote off-label uses of its prescription drugs or medical devices. United States Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences Carter Ledyard & Milburn 31 Dec Author: William F. Sondericker.


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Promotion of drugs and medical devices for unapproved uses by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

The rest of this Advisory discusses the FDA’s current protocol for a manufacturer’s promotion of off-label uses of its FDA-approved drugs or medical devices.

The premarket review and approval provisions of the Federal, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) are designed to help prevent harm to patients from unsafe and ineffective medical products by having. But doctors can prescribe drugs for any use they see fit, a practice known as “off-label” use.

Distribution of medical literature suggesting a drug may have merit for an unapproved use is a. The use of drugs for unapproved indications has been an issue that has frequently been discussed and sometimes caused great angst in hospitals and health systems.

The predominant conundrum has been genuine interest in achieving optimal drug therapy outcomes while ensuring safety and minimizing cost. The issue. The action could help companies expand the markets for medicines and medical devices.

allow promotion of uses without adequate testing. a drug may have merit for an unapproved use is a. Guidance for Industry Presenting Risk Information in Prescription Drug and Medical Device Promotion Additional copies are available from: Office of Communication, Training and.

If a device has received (k) clearance or premarket approval, you need to stay within the parameters of its approved uses. The FDA disapproves of you talking or promoting your product for investigational or unapproved new uses. Because the device is already available, the FDA fears that you may be encouraging off-label use, which is a no-no.

Orthopedic Device Warning Letter Device cleared through (k) for vertebral body replacement to aid in surgical correction and stabilization of the spine.

Indicated for use in the thoracolumbar spine (T1 to L5) to replace or restore height of a vertebral body or portion thereof, excised as a result of tumor or trauma (i.e., fracture).“File Size: KB.

(a) Promotion of an investigational new drug. A sponsor or investigator, or any person acting on behalf of a sponsor or investigator, shall not represent in a promotional context that an investigational new drug is safe or effective for the purposes for which it is under investigation or otherwise promote the drug.

regarding the drug and unapproved uses, including communication of scientific findings in scientific or lay media and continuing medical education—but these communications cannot cross the line into promotion and must be independent of the manufacturer’s influence.

• Clinical Trial Recruitment. Sponsors can recruitFile Size: KB. FDA-regulated human and animal drugs, biologics and medical device products. 4 Restricted devices are those that are restricted to sale, distribution or use (1) only upon the written or oral authorization of a practitioner licensed by law to administer or use such device, or (2) upon such other.

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released two guidance documents that relate to sharing of certain information about drugs and medical devices, including economic information about unapproved products and unapproved uses, as well as information not included in a product’s FDA-approved labeling.

Off-Label Marketing: Promoting Drugs and Medical Devices Medical Devices for Unapproved Uses For several decades, Parker Waichman LLP has successfully represented clients in product liability lawsuits for injuries related to defective drugs and medical devices.

Promotion of drugs and medical devices for unapproved uses: hearing before the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, J There are tens of thousands of medical devices being advertised and promoted in the U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has statutory authority to regulate the advertising and promotion of “restricted” medical devices as well as any medical devices that are not authorized by FDA for sale or distribution for their intended use.

points, depending on whether it is an unapproved drug or unapproved medical device that is to be used. Colorado's new "Right to Try" law does not change the FDA defined process to access investigational drugs and devices as defined by FDA regulations. Emergency use of an unapproved drug or deviceFile Size: KB.

1] Promoting off-label use that is not medically accepted may have a negative impact on quality of care. If such promotion causes Medicaid to be billed for pharmaceuticals used in this way, the people responsible for the promotion may be liable for false claims.

Off-Label Promotion File Size: KB. One of Pfizer’s units had been pushing doctors to prescribe an epilepsy drug called Neurontin for uses the Food and Drug Administration had never approved. In the agreement the lawyers eventually hammered out, the Pfizer unit, Warner-Lambert, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of marketing a drug for unapproved uses.

Developing FDA-Compliant Advertising and Promotions for Drugs and Medical Devices Febru 1. Today’s Presenters Drug promotion Medical device promotion Convey that the question pertains to an unapproved use of the product. In Aprilthe Food and Drug Administration issued two Warning Letters to medical device manufacturers, reminding industry that the agency will take enforcement action against unlawful promotion when it sees fit.

One Warning Letter addressed promotional claims and misleading statements provided in marketing materials, including promotion of an unapproved device.

This determination effectively authorizes FDA to issue emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for unapproved devices, drugs, and biologics (or unapproved uses of otherwise approved products) that may be effective medical countermeasures to combat a pandemic.FDA Advertising and Promotion Enforcement Activities: Update.

Septem Food, Drugs, and Devices. This alert is part of a series of alerts summarizing publicly available FDA enforcement letters (i.e., warning letters and untitled letters) relating to the advertising and promotion of prescription drugs, medical devices, and Size: KB.Industry Promotion of FDA Approved Medical Products FDA attempts to regulate the promotion of off-label use of prescription drugs and devices have been successfully challenged in federal court The Supreme Court considers promotion of drugs and devices to be a form of commercial speech.