Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ACT-179811

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Actelion Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Anti-infectives; Antibacterials; Carboxylic acids; Oxazolidinones; Small molecules
  • 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.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Clostridium infections

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Apr 2017 Actelion Pharmaceuticals plans a phase II/III trial for Clostridium infections (In infants, In children, In adolescents) in USA, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania and Spain (PO, Suspension) (NCT03105479)
  • 16 Jul 2016 No recent reports of development identified for phase-I development in Clostridium-infections(In the elderly, In adults) in Croatia (PO, Suspension)
  • 02 Sep 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-II for Clostridium infections in Sweden, United Kingdom (PO)
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