Debiopharm Initiates Clinical Phase II Study to Evaluate Debio 1450
News May 01, 2015
Debiopharm International SA has announced the start of a clinical phase II study to evaluate Debio 1450 for the treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) due to Staphylococci, including all resistant Staphylococcus strains, tested so far.
This study is designed as a dose-response study to evaluate the efficacy of Debio 1450 in both intravenous (IV) and oral formulations versus intravenous vancomycin switched to oral linezolid in the treatment of ABSSSI. Safety and tolerability of both the IV and oral formulations of Debio 1450 will be evaluated by conventional endpoints.
Moreover, Debiopharm will present data regarding Debio 1450 PK/PD at the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), which will be held from 25 - 28 April 2015 in Copenhagen.
During ECCMID, Debiopharm will also take part in the Pipeline Corner project, a unique event organized on behalf of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, allowing companies to present their innovative anti-infective projects and meet stakeholders in this field. Please visit us at Pipeline Corner: Hall K – L
“Only one year after the enrollment of the administration of the first patient in Phase I, we are happy to announce the initiation of clinical PhII in ABSSSI”, said Dr Jean-Maurice Dumont, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Debiopharm International. “It emphasizes our commitment to develop highly valuable targeted antibiotics in order to alleviate problems of acquired resistance linked to broad-spectrum antibiotic usage”.