omefloxacin HCl

omefloxacin HCl

(lō´meflok´səsin),
n brand name: Maxaquin;
drug class: fluoroquinolone antiinfective;
action: a broad-spectrum bactericidal agent that inhibits the enzyme DNA gyrase needed for DNA synthesis;
uses: lower respiratory tract infections (pneumonia, bronchitis); genitourinary infections (prostatitis); preoperatively to reduce UTIs in transurethral surgical procedures due to susceptible gram-negative organisms.