Definition of Fleroxacin

1. Noun. A particular kind of quinolone. ¹



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Medical Definition of Fleroxacin

1. 6,8-difluoro-1-(2-fluoroethyl)-1,4-dihydro-7-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-4-oxo-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid. A third-generation fluoroquinolone derivative with a broad antimicrobial spectrum. The drug strongly inhibits the DNA-supercoiling activity of DNA gyrase which may account for its antibacterial activity. Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, fluoroquinolone, enzyme inhibitors. Chemical name: 3-Quinolinecarboxylic acid, 6,8-difluoro-1-(2-fluoroethyl)-1,4-dihydro-7-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-4-oxo- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleroxacin

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flerovium
fleroxacin (current term)
flesh
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flesh-eating(a)
flesh-eating bacteria
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flesh loaves
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flesh wounds
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