Below please find my comments on FDA’s draft document: Development of Non-Opioid Analgesics for Acute Pain: Guidance for Industry, dated February 7, 2022. I am a board-certified anesthesiologist and Chief Scientific Officer of Lotus Clinical Research, LLC, a contract research organization, regulatory consulting firm and research site network specializing in analgesic clinical trials.
All data used in this analysis is from public sources, and is linked/ cited where possible. INTRODUCTION/ HISTORY Heron Therapeutics’ Zynrelef (formerly called HTX-011) represents the first novel infiltration analgesic approved by FDA since Pacira’s Exparel, which was initially approved in 2011. Heron’s clinical development pathway and regulatory process are therefore of high interest to … Read more