J&J files Ceftobiprole in Switzerland

A Johnson & Johnson unit has filed for Swiss approval to sell ceftobiprole, marketed in partnership with developer Basilea Pharmaceutical, as a treatment for diabetic foot infections. The drug already is on the Swiss fast track for possible treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections, and it's under review by regulators in the U.S., Canada, and the E.U.

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