- a fluoroquinolone, C17H18FN3O3, used in its hydrochloride form as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
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- a broad-spectrum antibiotic used against Gram-negative bacteria. It is effective against anthrax
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- A synthetic antibiotic with a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity, used mostly to treat skin, urinary tract, and respiratory tract infections.
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