Difloxacin

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Difloxacin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
6-fluoro-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-7-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)- 4-oxoquinoline-3-carboxylic acid
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status
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Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 98106-17-3 YesY
91296-86-5 (HCl)
ATCvet code QJ01MA94
PubChem CID 56206
ChemSpider 50725 N
UNII 5Z7OO9FNFD N
KEGG D07828 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL6259 N
Chemical data
Formula C21H19F2N3O3 
Mol. mass 399.39 g/mol
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Difloxacin (INN) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used in veterinary medicine.[1] Although a broad-spectrum antimicrobial, its efficacy is not as good as enrofloxacin or pradofloxacin.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chidiac, C.; Mouton, Y. (1991). "Quinolones in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections caused by intracellular pathogens.". Infection. 19 Suppl 7: S365–71. doi:10.1007/bf01715829. PMID 1804785. 
  2. ^ Silley P et al (2007) Comparative activity of pradofloxacin against anaerobic bacteria isolated from dogs and cats. J Antimicrob Chemother 60(5):999-1003