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enoxacin

 [ĕ-nok´sah-sin]
an antibacterial effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; administered orally in the treatment of gonorrhea and urinary tract infections.

enoxacin

/enox·a·cin/ (ĕ-nok´sah-sin) a synthetic antibacterial effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

enoxacin

[ĕ-nok′säsin]
an antibacterial effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, administered orally in the treatment of gonorrhea and urinary tract infections.

Bactidron

A fluoroquinolone which is no longer available in the US and many developed nations.

enoxacin

Antibiotics A broad-spectrum–gram-negative bacilli, staphylococci–fluoroquinolone with ↓ activity against streptococci and anaerobes. See Fluoroquinolone.

enoxacin

(enok´səsin),
n brand name: Penetrex;
drug class: fluoroquinolone antiinfective;
action: a broad-spectrum bactericidal agent that inhibits the enzyme deoxyribo-nucleic acid (DNA) gyrase, needed for replication of DNA;
uses: uncomplicated urethral or cervical gonorrhea, uncomplicated and complicated urinary tract infections.

enoxacin

a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, similar to ciprofloxacin.
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amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin, clofazimine, dapsone, demeclocycline, doxycycline, enoxacin, flucytosine, griseofulvin, lomefloxacin, minocycline, nalidixic acid, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, oxyfloxacin, oxytetracycline, pyrazinamide, sulfonamide, tetracycline, trimethoprim, etc.
12 Antibiotics used for antibiogram determination of the collected strains among FQ were: norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, enoxacin, moxifloxacin, and sparfloxacin and nalidixic acid.
It does appear that each of the fluoroquinolone antibiotics do this to a different degree with ofloxacin and levofloxacin being the least likely and norfloxacin, enoxacin and ciprofloxacin being more likely to inhibit GABA-A receptor function.
Antibiotic prophylaxis with enoxacin in extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy [in German].
Risk assessment based on the calculated risk quotients (RQ) showed that enoxacin, ciprofloxacin, and sulfamethoxazole in the two aquatic environments both posed high ecological risks (RQ>1) to the most sensitive aquatic organisms Vibrio fischeri, Microcystis aeruginosa and Synechococcus leopoliensis, respectively (R.
Other quinolones have been available in the past (nalidixic acid, enoxacin, trovafloxacin, and gatifloxacin) but have been withdrawn from the market for a variety of reasons.
34] Hostacka A In vitro postantibiotic effect of imipenem and enoxacin alone and in combination against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
derived resistance against fluroquinolones including oxolinic acid, norfloxacin, enoxacin, ofloxacin and ciprofloxacin has been reported (Stepanshin, 1994).
Susceptibility was tested against following antimicrobials for both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria: ampicillin, co-amoxyclav, cephradine, cefaclor, cefotaxime, amikacin, gentamicin, lincomycin, tetracycline, chloramphenicol, co-trimoxazole, ofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, sparfloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin,imipenem, fosfomycin and rifampicin while vancomycin, cloxacillin, cephalexin,and fusidic acid were only tested for Gram-positive and ceftazidime and ceftriaxone for Gram-negative bacteria.
The discovery of the older Quinolinones, such as Nalidixic acid, that have been used for the treatment of a wide variety of infection diseases, led to the synthesis of many 1,8-naphthyridin-5-one derivatives including the potent antibacterial Enoxacin.