OPDP: Risk, Efficacy Claims for Cholesterol Drug in Doctor Promotion Are False/Misleading

OPDP: Risk, Efficacy Claims for Cholesterol Drug in Doctor Promotion Are False/Misleading

False or misleading claims and representations in a professional promotion about the efficacy and risks of a prescription drug for high cholesterol are cited in a June 2 Untitled Letter from OPDP to Althera Pharmaceuticals LLC...

 

June 27, 2022 1:52 PM

HHS Formally Withdraws SUNSET Final Rule

HHS Formally Withdraws SUNSET Final Rule

HHS has formally withdrawn a Trump administration rule -- the “Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely” (SUNSET) final rule -- that threatened to cause many HHS regulations to expire...

June 20, 2022 1:25 PM

Reorg, Outreach Efforts Help OPDP to Be More Proactive, User-friendly

Reorg, Outreach Efforts Help OPDP to Be More Proactive, User-friendly

From a staff reorganization to a monthly newsletter to increased collaborations with stakeholders, in 2022 the FDA's OPDP has made a series of moves to make OPDP both more transparent and user-friendly...

 

June 13, 2022 3:32 PM

OPDP to Study Risk/Benefit Tradeoff Decisions Made by Consumers, Physicians

OPDP to Study Risk/Benefit Tradeoff Decisions Made by Consumers, Physicians

Understanding the tradeoffs among desirable and undesirable drug product characteristics that consumers and their treating physicians make is the goal of a recently announced Office of Prescription Drug Promotion study...

May 31, 2022 8:50 AM

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