• Iterum's Antibiotic for Super Bugs Falls Short in Phase 3, Shares Sink

    9 monthes ago - By Xconomy

    Iterum Therapeutics' bid to bring patients a new antibiotic that's safer than currently available drugs has fallen short of the main efficacy goal of a late-stage clinical trial. But the company is pinning its hopes on another Phase 3 study that will report data early next year. Iterum reported preliminary Phase 3 data late Tuesday for its antibiotic, sulopenem, which is being tested as a treatment for complicated intra-abdominal infections. The study's primary goal was to show, after 28 days, a resolution of symptoms without the need for additional antibiotics or treatment. The clinical...
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