FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Late-Stage Antibiotic Candidate

Published: May 07, 2013

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LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Company’s late-stage antibiotic candidate ceftolozane/tazobactam (CXA-201) Fast Track status in the previously granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) indications, Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (HABP)/Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia (VABP) and Complicated Urinary Tract Infections (cUTI). The FDA granted Fast Track status for ceftolozane/tazobactam in Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections (cIAI) in February 2013.

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