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Levofloxacin

Known as: Levofloxacinum, Ofloxacin S-(-)-form, L-ofloxacin 
A broad-spectrum, third-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotic and optically active L-isomer of ofloxacin with antibacterial activity. Levofloxacin… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Increasing resistance to antibiotics worldwide has adverse effects on the effectiveness of standard therapies to eradicate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) remains a prevalent, worldwide, chronic infection. Though the prevalence of this infection… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
SUMMARY Bacteroides species are significant clinical pathogens and are found in most anaerobic infections, with an associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the early bactericidal activity (EBA) of the new fluoroquinolones levofloxacin, gatifloxacin and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The prophylactic use of fluoroquinolones in patients with cancer and neutropenia is controversial and is not a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Levofloxacin demonstrates concentration-dependent bactericidal activity most closely related to the pharmacodynamic parameters of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Large variations exist among hospitals in the use of treatment resources for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). Lack of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To analyze outcomes of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treated with ofloxacin/levofloxacin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT One purpose of early clinical trials is to establish the appropriate dose of an antibiotic for phase 3 trials… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
SummaryLevofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and is the optical S-(−) isomer of the racemic drug substance ofloxacin. It… Expand
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