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Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Brand names, Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Analogs

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Brand Names Mixture

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Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Synthesis Reference

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Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Molecular Weight

333.358 g/mol

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Melting Point

271 oC

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] H2O Solubility

11.4 mg/mL at 25 oC

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Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Dosage Forms

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Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Indication

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

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] 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.

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Absorption

Well absorbed by the oral route.

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] side effects and Toxicity

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

Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Patient Information

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Pefloxacinum [Inn-Latin] Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria