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Merck defeated in antibiotic patent case in US

Merck defeated in antibiotic patent case in US

In addition to Cubicin, buying Cubist has also given Merck Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) - anther treatment for skin and skin structure infections, and Zerbaxa (ceftolozane/tazobactam) for complicated intra-abdominal and urinary

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  • Merck prepares filings for Clostridium antibody Merck prepares filings for Clostridium antibody

    Merck bolstered its anti-infectives pipeline last year with the $8.4bn acquisition of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, which added a range of antibiotics including recently-approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) and Zerbaxa

  • Actavis gets FDA nod for new antibiotic Actavis gets FDA nod for new antibiotic

    Avycaz' closest rival among these is Cubist Pharmaceuticals' Zerbaxa (ceftolozane/tazobactam) - which has been tipped as a $1bn-plus product - while the others are Cubist's Sivextro (tedizolid), Durata/Actavis' Dalvance

  • Antibiotics among 7 new drugs backed by EMA Antibiotics among 7 new drugs backed by EMA

    The Medicines Company’s Orbactiv and Cubist’s Sivextro set for European approval. ... Orbactiv and Sivextro are already recommended by the US FDA to treat these forms of infections.

  • FDA backs Cubist's antibiotic Zerbaxa FDA backs Cubist's antibiotic Zerbaxa

    The approval of Zerbaxa adds to Cubist's stable of antibiotics, which include $1bn-a-year blockbuster Cubicin (daptomycin) as well as recently-approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) for acute bacterial skin ... In addition to Sivextro, the agency also

  • UPDATE: Merck to acquire Cubist for $8.4bn UPDATE: Merck to acquire Cubist for $8.4bn

    Cubicin is Cubist's leading product. The company's portfolio has been strengthened recently by the approval of Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, while

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  • Cubist: Meeting the challenge in antibiotics Cubist: Meeting the challenge in antibiotics

    For Cubist its beliefs have been justified with the approval of the new antibiotic Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, while another drug - ceftolozane/tazobactam - ... Cubist's pipeline. Phase I.

  • Pharma deals during December 2014 Pharma deals during December 2014

    Approved in 2014, tedizolid phosphate ( Sivextro) is for the treatment of adult acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by susceptible Gram-positive bacteria, including MRSA. .

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