Absence Of Braille In Generic Hetlioz Label Merits Its Withdrawal, Vanda Lawsuit Argues
Vanda complaint against US FDA says generic label is not the same as Hetlioz and omission of braille lettering will increase medication errors. Company seeks recall of Teva’s product.
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Teva and Apotex must put their plans to launch generic versions of Vanda’s Hetlioz on ice after the originator was granted – for now – a small injunction against the ANDA sponsors.
Vanda Objects To FDA’s ‘Highly Prejudicial’ Hearing Process And ‘Extra-Regulatory’ Requirements
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.
Vanda Sues US FDA For Documents Backing Complete Response For Hetlioz Jet Lag Indication
FOIA exemption does not apply to medical and statistical reviews of its sNDA, company claims. It says it needs the information to adapt its development program and determine if the agency made an error.