alatrofloxacin


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alatrofloxacin

 [ah-lat″ro-flok´sah-sin]
a broad-spectrum antibacterial that is the prodrug of trovafloxicin, to which it is rapidly converted after intravenous infusion; used in the form of the mesylate salt.
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