Ciprofloxacin: an oral quinolone for the treatment of infections with gram-negative pathogens. Committee on Antimicrobial Agents. Canadian Infectious Disease Society.

@article{Louie1994CiprofloxacinAO,
  title={Ciprofloxacin: an oral quinolone for the treatment of infections with gram-negative pathogens. Committee on Antimicrobial Agents. Canadian Infectious Disease Society.},
  author={Thomas J. Louie},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1994},
  volume={150 5},
  pages={669-76}
}
  • Thomas J. Louie
  • Published 1994 in
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
OBJECTIVE To optimize the use of ciprofloxacin, a synthetic fluoroquinolone, in community and hospital practice, and to minimize overprescribing by providing an overview of the literature and recommendations for appropriate use. OPTIONS First-line treatment for infections in which ciprofloxacin is shown to be effective, treatment with oral ciprofloxacin rather than parenteral therapy with another drug, and step-down therapy with oral ciprofloxacin after initial parenteral treatment… CONTINUE READING

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