Tosufloxacin

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Tosufloxacin
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FormulaC19H15F3N4O3
Molar mass404.34 g/mol g·mol−1
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Tosufloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It has a controversial safety profile in relation to other fluoroquinolones. It is associated with severe thrombocytopenia and nephritis, and hepatotoxicity.[1] It is sold in Japan under the brand name Ozex.

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  1. ^ Rubinstein, E. (2001). "History of quinolones and their side effects". Chemotherapy. 47 Suppl 3: 3–8, discussion 44–8. doi:10.1159/000057838. PMID 11549783.