Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AgaNase; AL-46383A; CD-07223; DCDMT; NVC-422

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Alcon; Galderma; NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Alkanesulfonic-acids; Anti-infectives; Antibacterials; Antifungals; Chloramines; Skin disorder therapies; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Protein 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.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II/III Impetigo
  • Phase II Infectious conjunctivitis; Urinary tract infections
  • Preclinical Escherichia coli infections; Klebsiella infections; Onychomycosis
  • No development reported Acne; Staphylococcal infections
  • Discontinued Otorhinolaryngological infections

Most Recent Events

  • 19 Sep 2016 NovaBay Pharmaceuticals has composition of matter patent protection for Auriclosene in USA up to 2028
  • 19 Sep 2016 Interim adverse events and efficacy data from a phase IIb trial in Urinary tract infections released by NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
  • 11 Aug 2016 Auriclosene is available for licensing as of 23 Sep 2016.
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