FDA Designates Antifungal Agent QDIP Status
Isavuconazole is an investigational once-daily intravenous and oral broad-spectrum antifungal being developed for the treatment of severe invasive and life-threatening fungal infections.
Previously in February, the FDA designated isavuconazole as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for invasive mucormycosis. QIDP designation for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis was granted last year. Also, in 2013, isavuconazole was granted Orphan Drug status for invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis.
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