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FDA approves new antibiotic Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia

It’s only fair to share… FDA approves new antibiotic  Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. “This new drug provides another option for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a serious disease,” said Ed Cox, M.D., …

FDA approves new treatment for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia

It’s only fair to share… The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for the previously FDA-approved drug, Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) for the treatment of hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) in patients 18 years and older. The FDA initially approved Zerbaxa in 2014 to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections …

FDA approves new antibacterial drug Vabomere (meropenem, vaborbactam)

It’s only fair to share… Meropenem Beta-lactamase inhibitor vaborbactam FDA approves new antibacterial drug 08/29/2017 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vabomere for adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including a type of kidney infection, pyelonephritis, caused by specific bacteria. Vabomere is a drug containing meropenem, an antibacterial, and vaborbactam, which inhibits …