US FDA Continues Shutout Of Companies Seeking Drug Rejection Hearings
Intarcia and Lexicon fail to convince FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research to grant hearings after complete response letters. Intarcia contends that kidney injury with its diabetes drug implant is similar to Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy, while Lexicon argues that CDER did not adequately consider a REMS when reviewing its SGLT2 inhibitor.
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Vanda says FDA improperly requires it to disprove all alleged deficiencies in its Hetlioz application for jet lag. Contentious approach to notice of opportunity for hearing contrasts with that of Intarcia and Lexicon, which also seek hearings over FDA’s proposal to refuse their applications.
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Agency offers Vanda chance to request a hearing over its plan to refuse to approve its supplemental new drug application. Such a hearing seems unlikely given FDA’s rejection of past requests and Vanda’s track record with the agency.