Lomefloxacin - Novartis Ophthalmics

Drug Profile

Lomefloxacin - Novartis Ophthalmics

Alternative Names: Okacyn

Latest Information Update: 03 Apr 2008

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At a glance

  • Originator Abbott Japan
  • Developer Novartis Ophthalmics
  • Class Antibacterials; Fluoroquinolones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Type II DNA topoisomerase 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 Infectious conjunctivitis

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Feb 2003 Dainabot has merged with Hokuriku Seiyaku to form Abbott Japan
  • 03 Apr 2001 Launched for Conjunctivitis in Spain (Ophthalmic)
  • 25 Aug 2000 Registered for Conjunctivitis in Spain (Ophthalmic)
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