Nylexa (NM002)

Antibiotic resistance is a major health threat worldwide. An existing problem only set to worsen. Addressing this crisis of modern medicine is a now a global imperative.

Nylexa® is one potential solution to the worsening antibiotic resistance crisis and a strategy that could be introduced into clinical practice within a much shorter timescale than any new antibiotic(s) developed from first principle. In vitro and in vivo data generated thus far have demonstrated Nylexa's efficacy in a number of infection models, supported by Lynovex® clinical data.

Derived from NovaBiotics' cysteamine platform, Nylexa® is an antibiotic potentiator/resistance breaking agent being developed as an adjunct (intravenous and oral) to a number of antibiotic classes; extending their utility and scope against drug resistant, even MDR and XDR bacterial infections. Put simply, when used alongside certain existing antibiotics against drug resistant bacterial pathogens, Nylexa® allows that antibiotic to work again or work better than it did before, both in terms of potency (dose required) and spectrum of activity.

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We must increase the supply of new antimicrobials effective against drug-resistant drugs