This Regulation lays down rules concerning the development of medicinal products for human use in order to meet the specific therapeutic needs of the paediatric population, without subjecting the paediatric population to unnecessary clinical or other trials and in compliance with Directive 2001/20/EC.View this resource Bookmark this resource
Medicinal ProductsPaediatric Use
This document describes that paediatric drug development has evolved since the original ICH E11 Guideline (2000), requiring consideration of regulatory and scientific advances relevant to pediatric populations. This addendum does not alter the scope of the original guideline which outlines an approach to the safe, efficient, and ethical study of medicinal products in the pediatric population.View this resource Bookmark this resource
Ethical considerations for clinical trials on medicinal products conducted with minors. Recommendations of the expert group on clinical trials for the implementation of 12 Regulation (EU) No 536/2014 on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use (2017).
Published by European Commission (EC)Clinical TrialsEthics CommitteeNeonateMinorAdolescentConsentAssent
This guideline addresses the considerations and requirements for the design and conduct of clinical trials in premature and term neonates using medicinal products of relevance for the use by this population. It includes background information on the maturation of organs and of body functions.View this resource Bookmark this resource
Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) Role of pharmacokinetics in the development of medicinal products in the paediatric population 2006 Doc. Ref. EMEA/CHMP/EWP/147013/2004.
Published by European Medicines AgencyInfantsNewbornsDose FindingExtrapolationChildren AdolescentsPharmacokineticsToddlers
Joint evaluation of Regulation (EC) No 1901/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on medicinal products for paediatric use and Regulation (EC) No 141/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1999 on orphan medicinal products.SWD/2020/0163 final
Published by European Commission (EC)Orphan Medicinal Products
Firstly, it assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the two legal instruments, both separately and in combination with each other. It focuses on how they have catered for products for unmet medical needs, taking into account how pharmaceuticals are developed, science advances, and business models change. Secondly, it provides insights into how the various incentives and rewards for which the Regulations provide have been used, along with an analysis of the related financial consequences, both in general and by stakeholder group.View this resource Bookmark this resource
This document focuses on preparedness for individual trials. However, as a development plan would normally constitute a number of trials, it is implicit that the same elements would also be relevant for preparation of a complete plan. Trial “feasibility” is the likelihood of completing a trial in a timely manner. This document moves beyond the definition of “feasibility” to present a global determination of all aspects of a trial that need to be