Quality & Compliance
February 19, 2024
Demystifying CAPA Management: Overcoming Challenges in the Fast-Paced World of GMP
This article has been updated since its original publication date. Navigating the complexities of Corrective Action / Preventive Action (CAPA) in the drug and medical device industries often poses a...
January 26, 2024
Illuminating FDA's 2023 BLA Approvals: A Comparative Analysis
The FDA's Biologics License Application (BLA) approvals in 2023 have marked a significant chapter in medical innovation, embodying precision and transformative therapies. A closer examination of the...
January 11, 2024
2023: A New Chapter in FDA Drug Approvals - A Resurgence of Innovation
The year 2023 unveiled an eventful chapter in FDA drug approvals, heralding a resurgence of innovation after a brief decline. This period represented not just a numerical rebound but a meaningful...
October 20, 2023
FDA’s Updated Software Guidance
The FDA has recently published a number of software related guidance documents, covering topics such as off-the-shelf software, cybersecurity, closed-loop-control, and predetermined change control...
September 29, 2023
Navigating FDA User Fee Updates for Fiscal Year 2023
As the U.S. Government begins its fiscal year on October 1, it signifies the annual revisions in FDA User Fees, which have an impact on applications and facilities associated with Prescription Drugs...
September 27, 2023
The Impact of a US Government Shutdown on the Food and Drug Administration
U.S. lawmakers are actively attempting to negotiate a deal to prevent a government shutdown on October 1, 2023. Along with many other government agencies, the ability of the Food and Drug...
August 4, 2023
FDA Proposes New, Easy-to-Read Medication Guide for Patients
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a new, easy-to-read medication guide for patients known as the Patient Medication Information (PMI)1. The new medical guide will be required for...
July 20, 2023
FDA's Concern over Diethylene Glycol (DEG) and Ethylene Glycol (EG) Contamination
Recent contamination of several drug products in India resulting in fatalities have prompted a new FDA guidance entitled "Testing of Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Maltitol Solution, Hydrogenated Starch...
April 22, 2023
The Importance of Responding to FDA 483 Observations
This article has been updated since its original publication date. The FDA has an established policy that allows companies 15 days to respond in writing to the FDA after issuance of a 483...