Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Acuatim; Nadixa; OPC-7251

Latest Information Update: 11 Aug 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Otsuka Pharmaceutical
  • Developer Ferrer; Otsuka Pharmaceutical
  • Class Antibacterials; Fluoroquinolones; Quinolizines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action DNA gyrase inhibitors; DNA topoisomerase IV inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Acne vulgaris

Most Recent Events

  • 24 May 2004 Launched for Acne vulgaris in Germany (Topical)
  • 25 Aug 2003 Discontinued - Phase-II clinical trials in Acne vulgaris in USA (Topical)
  • 25 Aug 2003 Withdrawn for Acne vulgaris in Latin America (Topical)
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