Tosufloxacin

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Tosufloxacin
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FormulaC19H15F3N4O3
Molar mass404.34 g/mol
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

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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References

  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.

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