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Purdue Pharma, Stamford, CT, received a two item 483 because it did not report adverse drug experiences (ADEs) to the agency, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a re port prepared by investigator Mark McClain from the Stoneham, MA, District Office.
"Not all adverse drug experiences that are both serious and unexpected have been reported to FDA FDA
Food and Drug Administration
n.pr See Food and Drug Administration.
n.pr the abbreviation for the Food and Drug Administration. within 15 calendar days of initial receipt of the information," FDA stated.
For example, approximately 10% of all expedited reports of adverse drug experiences that are both serious and unexpected were submitted late for the year 2006 due to various reasons.
Also, not all adverse drug experience information was reported to FDA, the report continued.
Specifically, some reports reviewed that were submitted to the agency via MedWatch had all names of the reporter identified only as "withheld."
Purdue declined to comment for this story. Purdue Pharma, Stamford, CT, 7/18-25/06, Doc. 109959M, $5 plus retrieval.