68 FR 195 pgs. 58115-58116 - Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

Type: NOTICEVolume: 68Number: 195Pages: 58115 - 58116
FR document: [FR Doc. 03-25445 Filed 10-7-03; 8:45 am]
Agency: Health and Human Services Department
Sub Agency: Food and Drug Administration
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Food and Drug Administration

Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting


Food and Drug Administration, HHS.



This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At least one portion of the meeting will be closed to the public.

Name of Committee : Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs Advisory Committee.

General Function of the Committee : To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.

Date and Time : The meeting will be held on November 18, 2003, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on November 19, 2003, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

Location : Holiday Inn, The Ballrooms, 2 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD.

Contact Person : Johanna M. Clifford, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-21), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, (for express delivery, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1093), Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-7001, FAX: 301-827-6776, or e-mail: cliffordj@cder.fda.gov , or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line: 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 12529. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.

Agenda : On November 18, 2003, the committee will discuss the assessment and management of risk related to QTc prolongation by Droperidol (Inapsine) Akorn, Inc., indicated for nausea and vomiting in surgical and diagnostic procedures, premedication, and neuroleptanalgesia.

Procedure : On November 18, 2003, the meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person by November 10, 2003. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before November 10, 2003, and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation.

Closed Committee Deliberations : On November 19, 2003, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, the meeting will be closed to permit discussion and review of trade secret and/or confidential information (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)).

Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.

FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact John Lauttman at 301-827-7001 at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

Dated: September 29, 2003.

Peter J. Pitts,

Associate Commissioner for External Relations.

[FR Doc. 03-25445 Filed 10-7-03; 8:45 am]