Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public.
Name of Committee: Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee.Start Printed Page 8181
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 April 12, 2000, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg, MD.
Contact Person: Karen M. Templeton-Somers, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-21), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-7001, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 12538. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
Agenda: The committee will discuss current information on the safety of Janssen Pharmaceutica's Propulsid® (cisapride) and methods to reduce the occurrence of adverse events associated with its use.
Procedure: 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 April 3, 2000. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before April 3, 2000, 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. After the scientific presentations, a 30-minute open public session may be conducted for interested persons who have submitted their request to speak by April 3, 2000, to address issues specific to the submission or topic before the committee.
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).Start Signature
Dated: February 9, 2000.
Linda A. Suydam,
Senior Associate Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 00-3806 Filed 2-16-00; 8:45 am]
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