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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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New Antibiotic Warning: The FDA is beefing up warnings about the risk of developing tendonitis and tendon rupture while taking the antibiotics Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox, Floxin, Factive, and Noroxin.
New precautions have been added to the labeling for the antibiotics Levaquin (levofloxacin) and Floxin (ofloxacin).
If your doctor chooses a fluoroquinolone drug (other drugs in this class besides Cipro include Avelox, Floxin, Levaquin, Maxaquin, Noroxin, Penetrex, Tequin, and Zagam) consider cutting back on the intensity of your training and be sure to monitor and report any orthopedic pain to your doctor.
23) Successful brands introduced since 1990 with substantial use by the elderly include Floxin and Lorabid, while sales of other older brands such as Ceftin and Cipro (introduced in 1987) have also grown substantially.