Wockhardt announces successful initiation of Phase 3 Clinical Study of its novel antibiotic WCK 5222


Biznextindia : Wockhardt is pleased to announce the completion of first site initiation visit for the pivotal Phase 3 global Clinical Study of its novel antibiotic WCK 5222. WCK 5222 is a Super-drug which is entirely a new class of antibiotic known as “β-lactam ENHANCER”. This is double-blind, multi-center, efficacy, safety, and tolerability study in the treatment of hospitalized adults with Complicated Urinary Tract Infections, including Acute Pyelonephritis. This Study will have 70 centres worldwide in 11 countries including US, Europe, India, China and Latin America. This global study is expected to be completed in 18 months.

 “We are pleased that WCK 5222 Phase 3 global study has commenced. WCK 5222 is a new class of antibiotic for Gram-negative terrain for complicated Urinary Tract Infections and Hospital Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (HABP/VABP). Scientific evidence clearly suggest Superdrug WCK 5222, when available will save many lives worldwide” Dr. Habil Khorakiwala, Wockhardt’s Chairman said.

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