Azithromycin ophthalmic - InSite Vision

Drug Profile

Azithromycin ophthalmic - InSite Vision

Alternative Names: AzaSite; Azasite; AzaSite Xtra; azithromycin ophthalmic 1%; azithromycin ophthalmic 2%; ISV-401; ISV-405

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator InSite Vision
  • Developer Akorn; InSite Vision; Merck & Co
  • Class Antibacterials; Eye disorder therapies; Macrolides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Protein 50S 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 No
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Conjunctivitis

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Infectious conjunctivitis
  • Preclinical Ophthalmic infections
  • Discontinued Blepharitis; Infectious keratitis

Most Recent Events

  • 10 Aug 2016 Nicox trasfers the rights for Azithromycin opthalmic in Europe, Africa and Middle East to a pan-European ophthalmic specialty pharmaceutical company
  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 03 Nov 2015 InSite Vision became an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Pharma
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