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USFDA grants Qualified Infectious Disease Product status to two Wockhardt drugs WCK 771, WCK 2349.



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31 Aug, 2014,
NEW DELHI: Drug maker WockhardtBSE -1.83 % today said that two of its anti-infective drugs
have received Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) status from the US
health regulator.Two drugs – WCK 771 and WCK 2349 – have received QIDP
status, which allows fast-track review of the drug application by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA),
Wockhardt said in a statement.
Levonadifloxacin arginine salt, WCK 771
RN: 306748-89-0
  • C19-H21-F-N2-O4.C6-H14-N4-O2
  • MW: 534.5855
  • L-Arginine, mono((5S)-9-fluoro-6,7-dihydro-8-(4-hydroxy-1-piperidinyl)-5-methyl-1-oxo-1H,5H-benzo(ij)quinolizine-2-carboxylate)
 WCK 771………..S-(–)-9-fluoro-6,7-dihydro-8-(4-hydroxypiperidin-1-yl)-5-methyl-1-oxo-1H,5H-benzo[i,j] quinolizine-2-carboxylic acid L-arginine salt tetrahydrate
(-)-9-Fluoro-8-(4-hydroxypiperidin-1-yl)-5(S)-methyl-1-oxo-1,5,6,7-tetrahydropyrido[3,2,1-ij]quinoline-2-carboxylic acid L-arginine salt hydrate
 L-arginine salt of (S)-nadifloxacin
A chiral benzoquinolizine-2-carboxylic acid arginine salt active against vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
J Med Chem 2005, 48(16): 5232
CN 102532131, WO 2005023805, WO 2002009758, WO 2001085095, WO 2000068229
WCK 2349
cas 948895-94-1  methane sulfonate
8-[4-(L-Alanyloxy)piperidin-1-yl]-9-fluoro-5(S)-methyl-1-oxo-1,5,6,7-tetrahydropyrido[3,2,1-ij]quinoline-2-carboxylic acid methanesulfonate
WO 2000068229, WO 2002009758, WO 2007102061, WO 2008053295
Shetty, N.M.; Nandanwar, M.B.; Kamalavenkatesh, P.; et al.
WCK 2349: A novel fluoroquinolone (FQ) prodrug-13 week oral (PO) safety profile in cynomolgus monkeys
47th Intersci Conf Antimicrob Agents Chemother (ICAAC) (September 17-20, Chicago) 2007, Abst F1-2133a
keywords  USFDA, Qualified Infectious Disease Product status, Wockhardt,  drugs, WCK 771,  WCK 2349, QIDP
aChemical name: S-(–)-9-fluoro-6,7-dihydro-8-(4-hydroxypiperidin-1-yl)-5-methyl-1-oxo-1H,5H-benzo[i,j] quinolizine-2-carboxylic acid L-arginine salt tetrahydrate. bChemical name: S-(–)-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-8-methoxy-7-(4-amino-3, 3-dimethylpiperidin-1-yl)-1,4 dihydro-4-oxo-quinoline-3-carboxylic acid hydrochloride monohydrate. cChemical name: R-(+)-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-8-methoxy-7-(4-amino-3,3-dimethylpiperidin-1-yl)-1,4 dihydro-4-oxo-quinoline-3-carboxylic acid hydrochloride monohydrate.


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