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Locilex FDA Approval Status

FDA Approved: No
Brand name: Locilex
Generic name: pexiganan
Dosage form: Cream
Company: Dipexium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Treatment for: Diabetic Foot Infection

Locilex (pexiganan cream 0.8%) is a topical antibiotic in development for the treatment of patients with diabetic foot infection.

Pexiganan is a chemically synthesized, 22-amino acid antimicrobial peptide isolated from the skin of the African Clawed Frog.

Development timeline for Locilex

Jun  2, 2015Dipexium Receives European Medicines Agency Scientific Advice on Clinical and Regulatory Pathway for Locilex

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