FDA+ roundup: Legislative asks for 2024 focus on more authorities, generic drug competition
The FDA’s legislative priorities for the next year highlight the agency’s focus on expanding generic drug competition, backstopping the supply chain and growing its current authorities.
On the new authorities front, FDA is seeking to expand its mandatory recall authority for all drugs, as the agency has been embroiled in a long process to remove some from the market. Covis Pharma refused to pull its preterm birth drug Makena, which won accelerated approval, for almost five years after failing its confirmatory trial. The company has since reversed course after a negative adcomm.
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