Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Amadacycline; BAY 73-6944; BAY 73-7388; MK-2764; Neopentyl aminomethylminocycline; PTK-0796; PTK796

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Paratek Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Merck & Co; Paratek Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Antibacterials; Small molecules; Tetracyclines
  • Mechanism of Action Protein synthesis inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

    Community-acquired pneumonia; Skin and soft tissue infections; Urinary tract infections
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Community-acquired pneumonia; Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Phase I Nosocomial infections; Urinary tract infections
  • Preclinical Acute sinusitis
  • Research Anthrax; Plague

Most Recent Events

  • 02 Nov 2016 Pharmacokinetics data from a phase Ib trial in Urinary tract infection released by Paratek Pharmaceuticals
  • 02 Nov 2016 Paratek Pharmaceuticals completes a phase Ib trial in Urinary tract infection in USA
  • 11 Oct 2016 Paratek establishes CRADA with U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases for the development of Omadacycline in Anthrax and plague
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