Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AZD 2563; AZD-5847

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator AstraZeneca
  • Developer AstraZeneca; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Class Antibacterials; Antituberculars; Oxazolidinones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Protein 30S ribosomal subunit 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

  • Discontinued Gram-positive infections; Tuberculosis

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Feb 2016 Discontinued - Phase-I for Tuberculosis in USA (PO) prior to February 2016
  • 10 Feb 2016 Discontinued - Phase-II for Tuberculosis (Treatment-naive) in South Africa (PO) prior to February 2016 (AstraZeneca's pipeline, February 2016)
  • 13 Oct 2015 No development reported - Phase-I for Tuberculosis in USA (PO)
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