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Pefloxacin Brand names, Pefloxacin Analogs

Pefloxacin Brand Names Mixture

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Pefloxacin Chemical_Formula


Pefloxacin RX_link

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Pefloxacin fda sheet

Pefloxacin msds (material safety sheet)

Pefloxacin Synthesis Reference

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Pefloxacin Molecular Weight

333.358 g/mol

Pefloxacin Melting Point

271 oC

Pefloxacin H2O Solubility

11.4 mg/mL at 25 oC

Pefloxacin State


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Pefloxacin Dosage Forms

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Pefloxacin Indication

For the treatment of uncomplicated gonococcal urethritis in males and for gram-negative-bacterial infections in the gastrointestinal system and the genitourinary tract.

Pefloxacin Pharmacology

Pefloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Flouroquinolones such as pefloxacin possess excellent activity against gram-negative aerobic bacteria such as E.coli and Neisseria gonorrhoea as well as gram-positive bacteria including S. pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus. They also posses effective activity against shigella, salmonella, campylobacter, gonococcal organisms, and multi drug resistant pseudomonas and enterobacter.

Pefloxacin Absorption

Well absorbed by the oral route.

Pefloxacin side effects and Toxicity

Adverse reactions include peripheral neuropathy, nervousness, agitation, anxiety, and phototoxic events (rash, itching, burning) due to sunlight exposure.

Pefloxacin Patient Information

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Pefloxacin Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria