DB289 FDA Approval Status
FDA Approved: No
Brand name: DB289
Generic name: pafuramidine
Company: Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Treatment for: Pneumocystis Pneumonia
In November 2006, Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had granted orphan drug designation for pafuramidine (DB289) to treat Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP), a common life-threatening opportunistic infection in HIV/AIDS and other immunosuppressed patients.
Development timeline for DB289
|Nov 21, 2006||US FDA Grants Immtech's Oral Drug Candidate Pafuramidine (DB289) Orphan Drug Status for Treatment of PCP|
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