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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-ethyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-7-(piperazin-1-yl)-1,4-dihydro-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
MedlinePlus a601013
Legal status
Routes Oral
CAS number 74011-58-8 YesY
ATC code J01MA04
PubChem CID 3229
DrugBank DB00467
ChemSpider 3116 YesY
UNII 325OGW249P YesY
KEGG D00310 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:157175 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C15H17FN4O3 
Mol. mass 320.319 g/mol
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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][2] It is no longer available in the United States.

It has been shown recently that it may have cancer inhibiting effect.[3]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/02/24/1014720108

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