RARITAN, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD), today announced that it received an approvable letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for ceftobiprole for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections, including diabetic foot infections.
J&JPRD, along with its co-development partner, Swiss-based Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd., is reviewing the agency's letter and will work quickly to resolve any outstanding issues. The NDA for ceftobiprole was submitted to the FDA last May.
An application for the use of ceftobiprole in adults in the same indication is currently under regulatory review in Europe, Australia, Canada and in other countries.
J&JPRD is part of Johnson & Johnson, the world's most broadly based producer of healthcare products. J&JPRD is headquartered in Raritan, NJ, and has facilities throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. J&JPRD is leveraging drug discovery and drug development in a variety of therapeutic areas to address unmet medical needs worldwide.
(This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on current expectations of future events. If underlying assumptions
prove inaccurate or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual
results could vary materially from Johnson & Johnson's expectations and
projections. Risks and uncertainties include general industry conditions
and competition; economic conditions, such as interest rate and currency
exchange rate fluctuations; technological advances and patents attained by
competitors; challenges inherent in new product development, including
obtaining regulatory approvals; domestic and foreign health care reforms
and governmental laws and regulations; and trends toward health care cost
containment. A further list and descrip
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