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  • n. Plural form of fluoroquinolone.


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  • The FDA slapped a black box warning on a group of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones for their link to tendonitis and tendon rupture in patients.

    The Consumerist: July 2008 Archives

  • The agency announced Thursday that it will no longer recommend a major class of antibiotics used to cure gonorrhea, a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones, also known as quinolones, because strains of the bacteria have become resistant to them and are circulating throughout the nation.

    Drug Resistance

  • XDR-TB comes when a person is resistant to those drugs, to another important group of drugs called fluoroquinolones, and to all injectable drugs.

    Flight Risk

  • Tequin, (Gatifloxacin) belongs to the class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, typically used to treat lung, sinus and urinary tract infections and certain sexually transmitted diseases.

    Tequin's Serious Injuries - Bristol-Myers Feigns Ignorance

  • Cipro is part of a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones: levofloxacin and ofloxacin are also drugs within that.

    CNN Transcript Oct 26, 2001

  • By the 1980s, penicillin had been replaced with a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones to treat gonorrhea.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • These cases are typically treated with drugs in a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, which includes the commonly-used medicine ciprofloxacin.

    Reuters: Top News

  • A different class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, the best known of which is ciprofloxacin, appears to foster infection with the hypervirulent strain of C. difficile.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • It's part of the class of drugs known as fluoroquinolones, or synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotics.

    eHow - Health How To's

  • The report cites studies from the United States and Europe that recorded increases in human infection by resistant forms of both salmonella and campylobacter after antimicrobial drugs known as fluoroquinolones were licensed for use on animals.

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