synthetic fluorinated analogues of nalidixic acid (see under urinary antiseptics)
active against a variety of Gram -ves & +ves by inhib. of DNA gyrase
activity includes Enterobacteriacaea, Pseudomonas, Neisseria, and at higher levels, Staph, Legionella, Chlamydia & some mycobacteria with anaerobes being less susceptible.
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