Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Firstcin; SCE 2787

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Takeda
  • Developer Takeda; Wyeth K.K.
  • Class Antibacterials; Cephalosporins; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cell wall inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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


Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Bacterial infections; Bacterial meningitis; Paediatric infections; Pneumonia

Most Recent Events

  • 31 Dec 2003 Wyeth-Lederle Japan is now called Wyeth K.K.
  • 13 Oct 2000 Discontinued-II for Bacterial infections in Germany (IV-injection)
  • 13 Oct 2000 Launched for Bacterial meningitis in Japan (IV-injection)
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