It is time for a new look at the field of QIDP drugs. Today we are providing an updated searchable database which now has 57 entries. (Status: 10/18/16) Despite best efforts to provide accurate information, errors may have crept in. Please let us Continue reading QIDP Drug Update – Part 1: An Updated Who Is Who
A recent paper by Thabit describes a curious finding . The authors measured total and free (i.e., nonprotein-bound) eravacycline levels at ascending doses in a mouse model. They found strikingly small increases in free drug levels when titrating up total doses. The Continue reading Timely New Information on Next-Generation Tetracyclines – Part 2: Eravacycline and Protein Binding
Several interesting articles appeared recently which shed light on the efficacy of eravacycline and the safety of omadacycline, both in Phase 3 and both in a head-to-head race to the market. Well, the term ‘race’ is bit of a stretch as both Continue reading Timely New Information on Next-Generation Tetracyclines – Part 1: Omadacycline and Cardiac AEs
In the last decade (2000-2010), we saw the number of new antibiotic approvals drop successively each year; FDA changed the rules of the approval process without providing public guidance; many antibiotic companies fled the therapeutic area; investments were redirected to Continue reading The 10 x ’20 Goal – Are We On Track?
Solomkin et al. conclude that the efficacy and safety of eravacycline compares favorably to the control drug, ertapenem. This top-level assessment is made with the usual caveats (insufficient statistical power, small sample size), but a few points deserve comment. Eravacycline Continue reading Some Thoughts about Eravacycline Based on the Phase 2 cIAI Study