New Course: How to Gain Approval to Market a Generic Medicinal Product in the USA

Wed 21 Aug 2013 @ 10:11

Zenosis, the leading provider of specialized training solutions for the pharmaceutical industry has announced the release of a new e-course, How to Gain Approval to Market a Generic Medicinal Product in the USA

  • A fresh new interface
  • Audio support with animation
  • Immersive activities throughout

This 3.5 hour module outlines the legislative and regulatory context for the development of generic drugs and describes the essential role of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) in gaining marketing approval.

The use of information in the ‘Orange Book’ is explained, as is the role of patent certification in the application. The importance of establishing bioequivalence between a generic and its reference product is emphasised.

The module specifies the content and format requirements for an ANDA submission and describes the FDA’s review and approval process. An outline is given of the Generic Drugs User Fee Amendments of 2012 and the law’s effects on generics sponsors.

Finally, the different regulatory pathway that applies to the licensure of copies of biological products is described, including the requirements of the Biosimilar User Fee Act of 2012.

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