Definitions

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  • n. Any of several isomeric ketones derived from quinoline.
  • n. Any of a range of broad-spectrum antibiotics, related to nalidixic acid, based on this structure.

Etymologies

Formed as quinol(ine) +‎ -one, after the German Chinolon. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Newer types of anibiotics, such as cephalosporin or quinolone, are also effective.

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  • You started seeing quinolone-resistant strains in the United States as early as 2000.

    Drug Resistance

  • You've traced the quinolone-resistant strains to western Asia, so you know where they started circulating.

    Drug Resistance

  • It bragged that Tequin was the first quinolone antibiotic to achieve this milestone during the first 6 months on the market, citing audited data reported in June, 2000, by IMS Health, a supplier of market research to the pharmaceutical industry

    Tequin's Serious Injuries - Bristol-Myers Feigns Ignorance

  • Ciprofloxacin is a strong antibiotic of the quinolone family that is used to treat skin and kidney infections, and some STDs like gonorrhea, chancroid and PID.

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  • People with allergies to quinolone antibiotics should not take norfloxacin.

    Chapter 37

  • Norfloxacin is an antibiotic of the quinolone family used to treat gonorrhea, bladder and kidney infections, and serious cases of diarrhea.

    Chapter 37

  • Vosaroxin is a first-in-class anticancer quinolone derivative, or AQD, a class of compounds that has not been used previously for the treatment of cancer.

  • Possible empiric antibiotic choice in severe sepsis Nosocomial severe sepsis and septic shock without a clear site of infection: Beta lactam + vancomycin + aminoglycoside or quinolone Ureidopenicillin + aminoglycoside or Ceftazidime monotherapy Neutropenic Ureidopenicillin + aminoglycoside Biliary tract Cefotaxime + metronidazole or Ureidopenicillin

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  • Voreloxin is a first-in-class anticancer quinolone derivative, or AQD, a class of compounds that has not been used previously for the treatment of cancer.

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