temafloxacin

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temafloxacin

Omniflox® Antibiotics An advanced fluoroquinolone active against streptococci and anaerobes; it was withdrawn from the market. See Fluoroquinolone, Temafloxacin syndrome.
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Graham had previously been successful in removing the unsafe drugs Omniflox, an antibiotic, Rezulin, a diabetes treatment, Fen-Phen and Redux, weight-loss drugs, and phenylpropanolamine, an over-the-counter decongestant, from the U.
market, including Abbott Laboratories' Omniflox, an antibiotic that caused hemolytic anemia; Warner-Lambert's Rezulin, a diabetes drug that caused acute liver failure; Wyeth's Fen-Phen and Redux, weight loss drugs that caused heart valve injury; and PPA (phenyl-propanolamine), an over-the-counter decongestant and weight loss product that caused hemorrhagic stroke in young women.
Abbott Laboratories could be on its way to becoming a higher profile player in the pharmaceutical market as the result of the FDA's approval of Omniflox.
Omniflox is used to treat lower respiratory tract infections, genital and urinary infections and skin problems.