Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Arbelic; TD-6424; Telavancin hydrochloride; Vibativ

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Theravance
  • Developer Clinigen; Innoviva; PENDOPHARM; Theravance Biopharma; University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Class Aminoglycosides; Glycopeptides; Peptide antibiotics
  • Mechanism of Action Cell membrane permeability enhancers; Cell wall 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 - Skin and soft tissue infections

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Nosocomial pneumonia; Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Registered Bacteraemia
  • Phase III Osteomyelitis
  • Phase I Bacterial infections
  • No development reported Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 05 Jun 2017 Antimicrobial data from preclinical studies in Bacterial infections presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM-2017)
  • 20 Apr 2017 Telavancin is available for licensing in (excluding USA) as of 19 Apr 2017.
  • 27 Feb 2017 Theravance announces intention to submit sNDA to US FDA for bacteraemia in 2018
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