Theravance Biopharma (TBPH) announced the commercial launch of VIBATIV® (telavancin) in Canada. VIBATIV is a once-daily antibiotic with a dual mechanism of action against Gram-positive bacteria, including difficult-to-treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The drug is approved in Canada for adult patients with hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (VAP) known or suspected to be caused by susceptible isolates of Staphylococcus aureus including methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) and MRSA. VIBATIV is also approved in Canada for adult patients with complicated skin and skin . . .
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Today’s Highlights January 26, 2016