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Ceftobiprole – Injectable Anti-MRSA Cephalosporin Antibiotic

Drug (Brand / Generic)

Zeftera or Zevtera / ceftobiprole medocaril

Company / Licensee

Basilea Pharmaceutica AG and Cilag AG International (a J &J company)

Therapy Class

β-lactam (cephalosporin)

Product Description


Current Indication

Treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections, complicated skin and skin structure infections, diabetic foot infections, nosocomial pneumonia

Market Sector


Development Status

New drug application rejected in US; approved in Europe, Canada, Ukraine and Switzerland

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