Enoxacin (sold under the following trade names Almitil, Bactidan, Bactidron, Comprecin, Enoksetin, Enoxen, Enroxil, Enoxin, Enoxor, Flumark, Penetrex, Gyramid, Vinone) is an oral broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent used in the treatment of urinary tract infections and gonorrhea. Insomnia is a common adverse effect. [1 ] It is no longer available in the [2 ] United States.
It has been shown recently that it may have cancer inhibiting effect.
References [ edit ]
^ Rafalsky, V.; Andreeva, I.; Rjabkova, E.; Rafalsky, Vladimir V (2006). "Quinolones for uncomplicated acute cystitis in women". In Rafalsky, Vladimir V. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3: CD003597. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003597.pub2. PMID 16856014.
^ Mogabgab, WJ. (Dec 1991). "Recent developments in the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases". Am J Med 91 (6A): 140S–144S. doi: 10.1016/0002-9343(91)90327-T. PMID 1767802.
Additional reading [ edit ]
Patel, SS, Spencer, CM (January 1996). "Enoxacin: a reappraisal of its clinical efficacy in the treatment of genitourinary tract infections". Drugs 51 (1): 137–60. PMID 8741236. .
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