Tag Archive: NDA

Feb 12

FDA Stops Company from Marketing Unapproved New Drugs

On January 30, 2015, and at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a federal judge granted a consent decree of permanent injunction against Laclede, a U.S.-based manufacturer in connection with the marketing of unapproved new drugs. The permanent injunction prohibits Laclede from selling and distributing unapproved new drugs or misbranded drugs …

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Oct 22

FDA Approval Required for Company Enjoined from Marketing Products

On October 10, 2014, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio sided with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) and entered a consent decree for permanent injunction against Ascend Laboratories, LLC. As we previously reported, Ascend had been targeted in connection with the marketing and sale of …

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May 28

FDA Seizes Topical Creams Deemed Drugs

On May 16, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), with assistance by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, seized unapproved drugs valued at more than $11 million, which were marked by Ascend Laboratories of Montvale, N.J. and held by Masters Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Cincinnati, OH. The products seized by the …

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Mar 08

Supreme Court to Review Design Defect Case against Generic Drug Company

On March 19, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. v. Karen L. Bartlett. The defendant-appellant in the case, Mutual Pharmaceutical Company (“Mutual”) appealed from a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in Karen L. Bartlett v. Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc., 678 F.3d 30 …

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Jan 31

FDA Approves Bladder Control Drug for OTC Use, Highlighting Rx to OTC Switch

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the approval of the first women’s bladder control product available without a doctor’s prescription. In the past, all bladder control drugs were only available by prescription. This product, called Oxytol for Women, will be made available without a prescription for women aged 18 …

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May 01

FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Plague Through Animal Efficacy Rule

On April 27, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved Levaquin (levofloxacin), a drug used to treat those afflicted with plague. In addition to treating those with the deadly infection, Levaquin is also approved to reduce the risk of contracting plague after exposure to Yersinia pestis, the bacteria responsible for causing the disease. …

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Apr 30

FDA Approves Vivus Inc.’s Stendra to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

On April 27, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved the drug Stendra (avanafil), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction (“ED”). Marketed by Vivus, Inc., Stendra is intended to be taken by men on an as-needed basis approximately thirty minutes prior to sexual activity. While several drugs used to treat ED are …

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