Ciprofloxacin and Related Antibacterial Drugs

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AntibacterialDescription
BesifloxacinBesifloxacin is an antibacterial that is used to treat superficial eye infections. It is available as eye drops.
CiprofloxacinCiprofloxacin is available in multiple forms including for intravenous use. It covers a wide range of infections, including typhoid, chancroid, anthrax and plague. Some bacteria have developed resistance to ciprofloxacin, rendering it ineffective in those infections.
GatifloxacinGatifloxacin is an antibacterial that is available as eye and ear drops to treat superficial or mild bacterial infections of the eye and ear, respectively.
GemifloxacinGemifloxacin is an antibacterial that is used to treat bacterial infections affecting the respiratory and urinary tracts and the eyes. It is available as tablets, eye drops and eye ointment.
LevofloxacinLevofloxacin is available as an oral medication, an intravenous infusion as well as eye drops. It covers a wide range of infections such as urinary and respiratory infections, traveler’s diarrhea, chlamydia, anthrax and plague. It is a second-line option to treat tuberculosis.
MoxifloxacinMoxifloxacin is used to treat serious infections related to the abdomen, skin, heart, lungs and the digestive tract. It is used to treat tuberculosis as an alternative to standard drugs. It is not useful to treat urinary infections.
Nalidixic AcidNalidixic acid is an antibacterial used to treat urinary tract infection. It should be avoided in those suffering from seizures.
NorfloxacinNorfloxacin is an antibacterial that is used to treat urinary tract infections and traveler’s diarrhea. It is available as eye drops to treat superficial bacterial infections of the eye.
OfloxacinOfloxacin is available as an oral medication, an intravenous infusion, eye and ear drops, and eye ointment. It is used to treat several infections which include digestive tract, urinary, respiratory, eye, bone and skin infections.

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