Active Ingredient History

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Delafloxacin (CAS registry number 189279-58-1) was described as WQ-3034 by Wakunaga Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Osaka & Hiroshima, Japan. It was first licensed in 1999 to Abbott Park, IL, and further developed as ABT-492. Delafloxacin (Baxdela), a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, is currently being developed by Melinta Therapeutics. It is a novel investigational fluoroquinolone in development for the treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea, and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. Delafloxacin shows MICs remarkably low against Gram-positive organisms and anaerobes and similar to those of ciprofloxacin against Gram-negative bacteria. It remains active against most fluoroquinolone-resistant strains, except enterococci. Its potency is further increased in acidic environments (found in many infection sites). Delafloxacin is active on staphylococci growing intracellularly or in biofilms. Delafloxacin is a dual-targeting fluoroquinolone, capable of forming cleavable complexes with DNA and topoisomerase IV or DNA gyrase and of inhibiting the activity of these enzymes in both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. On Oct 24, 2016, Melinta Therapeutics Submitted Baxdela New Drug Application for hospital-treated skin infections.   NCATS

  • SMILES: NC1=NC(N2C=C(C(O)=O)C(=O)C3=C2C(Cl)=C(N4CC(O)C4)C(F)=C3)=C(F)C=C1F
  • Mol. Mass: 440.76
  • ALogP: 1.92
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Oral, Parenteral
  • Pro Drug: No
abt492 | abt 492 | abt-492 | baxdela | delafloxacin | rx-3341 | wq 3034 | wq-3034


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