Pink Sheet is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction

Oncopeptides’ Pepaxto Needs New Study To Identify Population That Will Benefit, FDA Panel Says

Executive Summary

Advisory committee votes 14-2 that melflufen’s benefit-risk profile is unfavorable in the current accelerated approval indication for fifth-line treatment of multiple myeloma; panel rejects sponsor’s attempt to rely on post hoc analyses to 'carve out' a subpopulation that, it asserts, is responsible for negative overall survival trend in OCEAN confirmatory trial.

You may also be interested in...



New Accelerated Approval Withdrawal Process More Streamlined, Marks Says

OCE Director Richard Pazdur was less sanguine, however, noting that while the Pepaxto withdrawal may have been faster than others, it still required more than 60 meetings to complete.

Pepaxto Withdrawal Dispute: Oncopeptides Details Plans For New Studies

An observational single-arm study and a dose-optimization study are planned if the FDA does not withdraw accelerated approval of the multiple myeloma drug, Oncopeptides says. If an additional confirmatory trial is needed, company suggests two different approaches, one of which is almost a repeat of the OCEAN study, the results of which remain in dispute.

FDA’s Pepaxto Decider: Peter Marks To Handle Oncopeptides’ Appeal Of Accelerated Approval Withdrawal

CBER director will decide whether the multiple myeloma drug should be withdrawn under new expedited withdrawal procedures; it's the third time FDA leaders have asked senior officials in the biologics center to help decide the fate of a CDER-regulated accelerated approval drug.

Related Content

Topics

Related Companies

Latest Headlines
See All
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

PS147037

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel