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Number of pediatric reviews, including reviews for pediatric plans, written requests, pediatric protocols, study reports, and labeling, per month (1)

Dictionary: These pediatric reviews are a composite number including, but not limited to the following: a) supplemental pediatric studies submitted, b) Pediatric Plans submitted for deferred studies under the Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA), c) waived or partially waived studies under PREA, and d) Written Requests for pediatric studies issued under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA). The PREA and the BPCA were renewed as part of the FDA Amendments Act of 2007 to both protect children from harmful drug effects and to provide the best care possible for children. The performance of the duties related to these acts depends upon careful planning of pediatric studies, and vigilance regarding the interpretation and analysis of pediatric studies already conducted. This due diligence is important so as to not undermine the protection of children's health as provided by the Acts. Therefore the Office of Clinical Pharmacology considers the careful tracking of pediatric studies to be essential to adequately insure the proper treatment of children as intended under PREA and BPCA.

This measure has been retired as CDER has created new measures for FY13 which align to their four functional areas of 1) Regulatory Review and Drug Safety, 2) Drug Quality and Compliance, 3) Transparency and Public Outreach, and 4) Regulatory Science Research.

Fiscal Year - 2012

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Oct 2011N/A23
Nov 2011N/A25
Dec 2011N/A13
Jan 2012N/ATBD
Feb 2012N/ATBD
Mar 2012N/ATBD
Apr 2012N/ATBD
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 61


  • (1) PDUFA reviews are captured by OND


Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.