Briefing Summary: US FDA Posts Advisory Committee Materials for Meeting to Review the Use of Anesthetic and Sedation Drugs in Pediatrics – NOV 19, 2014 (SBFDA)

The US FDA has posted FDA Briefing Materials for the Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration (SBFDA). The Science Board will review the existing nonclinical and clinical data related to the use and potential toxicity of anesthetics and sedation drugs in the pediatric population. The Board will be asked to make recommendations on steps that the FDA should take to further evaluate and mitigate the risks associated with the use of these drugs in the pediatric population and mechanisms to best communicate with the public regarding this issue.

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