Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AL-60371; BY-377; EXE 844; EXE 844b; Finafloxacin hydrochloride; Gastrochinolon; Gastroquinolone; Xtoro

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Bayer
  • Developer Alcon; MerLion Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antibacterials; Eye disorder therapies; Fluoroquinolones; 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
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Registered Otitis externa
  • Phase III Otitis media
  • Phase II Helicobacter infections; Pyelonephritis; Urinary tract infections
  • Phase I Bacterial infections; Respiratory tract infections

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Aug 2016 Alcon completes a phase III trial for Otitis media in USA (NCT02436304)
  • 30 Jun 2016 Alcon Research completes a phase III trial for Otitis media in USA (NCT02432105)
  • 30 May 2016 Alcon Research completes a phase I trial for Otitis media (In infants, in children) in USA (NCT02539654)
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