Shionogi & Co., Ltd. recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted to recommend approval of the investigational antibiotic cefiderocol...

In a follow-up on Genentech’s flu drug, Xofluza, the company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xofluza™ (baloxavir...

Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Bacteriophage,...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) tablets for an eight-week duration for the treatment of adults and children ages 12 years and...

Nearly all premature babies receive antibiotics in their first weeks of life to ward off or treat potentially deadly bacterial infections. Such drugs are lifesavers, but they also cause long-lasting collateral...

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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pretomanid Tablets in combination with bedaquiline and linezolid for the treatment of a specific...

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved new warnings about an increased risk of blood clots and of death with the 10 mg twice daily dose of Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib), which is...

On July 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved multiple applications for first generics of Lyrica (pregabalin) for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy,...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Recarbrio (imipenem, cilastatin and relebactam), an antibacterial drug product to treat adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI) and complicated...