Eravacycline Overview

Reviewed: December 17, 2014

Eravacycline is an antibiotic under development for the treatment of multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections, including those caused by MDR Gram-negative bacteria. Eravacycline is a novel, fully synthetic tetracycline antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum intravenous and oral antibiotic.

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals is currently investigating the safety and efficacy of eravacycline in a Phase 3 program called IGNITE (Investigating Gram-negative Infections Treated with Eravacycline) for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI)(IGNITE 1) and complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI)(IGNITE 2). The company expects to file for U.S. regulatory approval for eravacycline for both indications by the end of 2015.

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