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An antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone class, C18H20FN3O4, used to treat various infections, especially of the urinary tract, urethra, and skin.

[Probably o(xy)- (from its oxygen-containing pyridine ring) + -floxacin, fluoroquinolone suff.; see ciprofloxacin.]


n ofloxacino, ofloxacina
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However, at the present time, while these drugs (eg, as PoM Exocin and PoM Oftaquix) can be expected to be effective, neither is advocated for routine use for commonly presenting bacterial conjunctivitis.
According to the results of antibiotic susceptibility testing, the patient was treated with hourly topical fortified vancomycin and exocin.