FDA panel to review Forest's antibiotic ceftaroline
This article was originally published in Scrip
The US FDA's anti-infective drugs advisory committee will review Forest's injectable antibiotic ceftaroline fosamil on 7 September for two indications: treatment of adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP), and treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI). AstraZeneca acquired rights to the next-generation cephalosporin outside the US, Canada and Japan last year.
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