Rosoxacin

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Rosoxacin Chemical formula
Synonyms: Acrosoxacin; Rosoksasiini; Rosoxacine; Rosoxacino; Rosoxacinum; Win-35213. 1-Ethyl-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(4-pyridyl)quinoline-3-carboxylic acid.
Cyrillic synonym: Розоксацин.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C17H14N2O3 = 294.3.
CAS — 40034-42-2.
ATC — J01MB01.
ATC Vet — QJ01MB01.

💊 Adverse Effects and Precautions

As for Nalidixic Acid. Dizziness, drowsiness, and visual disturbances occur relatively frequently, and patients should be advised not to drive or operate machinery if affected.

💊 Uses and Administration

Rosoxacin is a 4-quinolone antibacterial with actions similar to those of nalidixic acid. It is active against Neisseria gonorrhoeae and has been given as single-dose oral treatment for gonorrhoea. It has also been used in the treatment of urinary-tract infections.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Braz.: Eradacil; Mex.: Eradacil; Port.: Eradacil†.
Published May 08, 2019.