Drug Profile


Alternative Names: WCK 4873

Latest Information Update: 22 Sep 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Wockhardt
  • Class Antibacterials; Hexoses; Ketolides; Lactones; Pyridines; Thiadiazoles
  • Mechanism of Action Undefined mechanism
  • 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

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase I Community-acquired pneumonia

Most Recent Events

  • 16 Sep 2016 Wockhardt plans a phase II trial for Community-acquired pneumonia in USA, Bulgaria, Latvia, Georgia, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Serbia and Montenegro (PO) (NCT02903836)
  • 26 Aug 2016 Chemical structure information added
  • 19 Jun 2016 Antimicrobial data from a preclinical studies in Streptococcus pneumoniae infection were presented at the 56th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC-2016)
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