News about 'bedaquiline'

9 Jul 2020
Earlier this week, Johnson & Johnson announced a reduction in the price for bedaquiline in low- and middle-income countries, as part of a collaboration with the Stop TB Partnership's Global Drug Facility (GDF). The immediate change in price will make bedaquiline available through the GDF at the...
7 Jan 2015
Researchers at the Center for Tuberculosis Research located at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have shown that heart medication, verapamil administered in combination with bedaquline lowers the toxicity of the TB drug without altering its efficacy. The paper, titled ‘ Verapamil...
20 Jul 2014
Scientists at Janssen Pharmaceutica have characterized a novel resistance mechanism to Bedaquiline (BDQ), a second line antibiotic for the treatment of MDR-TB. The research study , published in Plos One , showed that tuberculosis resisted BDQ treatment by developing a mechanism to pump the drug out...
12 Jun 2013
From the Stop TB Parntership News: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued interim guidance on the use of bedaquiline, a new tuberculosis drug, for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Bedaquiline was granted accelerated approval by the United States Food and Drug...
28 Nov 2012
Yesterday, Nov. 28th, the FDA Ant-infective Drug Advisory Committee voted to recommend Janssen ‘s Bedaquiline for accelerated approval for the treatment of MDR tuberculosis. You can access materials from the meeting at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ucm321011.htm . The sponsor and...
4 Jul 2012
Structure of Bedaquiline This week it was announced the Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson, filed a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their drug Bedaquiline (a.k.a. TMC-207). For additional information on...