This webinar will provide attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to develop and produce an OTC drug product for marketing and sale in the U.S.
The Food and Drug Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have regulations pertaining to OTC drugs. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the U.S. OTC drug market. Congress has granted FDA regulatory authority over the formulation, manufacturing, labeling, marketing and promotion; and import / export of OTC drug products into the U.S. Under this current regulatory regime, there are 4 pathways that a company may follow to enter the OTC drug market including (a) following an appropriate Drug Monograph; (b) with an Agency approved New Drug Application (NDA); (c) via the currently popular Rx-to-OTC Switch Process or (d) via an ANDA citing a previously-approved product.
This webinar will discuss U.S. FDA and Consumer Product Safety Commission regulation of OTC drug products and strategic recommendations for mitigating the risk of enforcement action in the future. Attendees will gain an understanding of various available options for producing and selling an OTC drug product. FDA and CPSC requirements for OTC drugs will be covered. There will also be some discussion of the market differences between Rx and OTC products.
Dr. Loren Gelber has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 40 years, at both the FDA and in private industry. She has prepared more than 50 submissions to the FDA. Her specialty is compliance with US regulatory requirements. She has a BA in Biology, an MS in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry.