Drug Profile


Alternative Names: WCK 4873

Latest Information Update: 01 Jul 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Wockhardt
  • Class Antibacterials; Hexoses; Ketolides; Lactones; Pyridines; Thiadiazoles
  • 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 II Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Preclinical Haemophilus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Apr 2017 Pharmacodynamics data from a preclinical study in Haemophilus infections presented at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID-2017)
  • 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)
  • 01 Sep 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Community-acquired pneumonia in Latvia, Bulgaria, USA (PO) (EudraCT2016-001246-26) (NCT02903836)
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