Efficacy and safety of levofloxacin in the context of other contemporary fluoroquinolones: a review.

  • Peter Ball
  • Published 2003 in
    Current therapeutic research, clinical and…


BACKGROUND In recent years, fluoroquinolone research has focused on achieving several goals, including (1) enhanced potency against gram-positive cocci, notably Streptococcus pneumoniae, and anaerobes, while (2) maintaining potency against gram-negative pathogens, (3) optimizing pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PK/PD), and (4) minimizing potential… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.curtheres.2003.11.003