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CMC Activities for a 505(b)(2) Development Program

While a 505(b)(2) NDA can help a drug get to market faster, the time to complete the CMC activities cannot be overlooked, and the quality data package that is required in the marketing application must be incorporated in the overall project timeline.

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Nonclinical Considerations for 505(b)(2) Development Programs

Applicants planning to submit a product for approval through the section 505(b)(2) new drug application (NDA) can benefit from a less costly development program with the potential for a faster route to market than a traditional 505(b)(1) program. Sponsors submitting a product through this pathway can generally plan for a nonclinical development program that is substantially curtailed compared to what is required for submission via the section 505(b)(1) stand-alone NDA pathway.

Samantha Hoopes
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505(b)(2) vs ANDA: How Complex Drugs Fit In

While it is important to understand how to navigate the complex generic drug approval pathway, it is first necessary to determine whether your drug product should be submitted as an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for approval as a generic or if it requires submission of a 505(b)(2) new drug application. This particular issue is addressed in a draft guidance “Determining Whether to Submit an ANDA or a 505(b)(2) Application.” Our blog will help you understand when a 505(b)(2) application is appropriate and when an ANDA is appropriate.