two new quinolone antibiotics

You're going to hear a lot about the two new quinolone antibiotics...Avelox (moxifloxacin) and Tequin (gatifloxacin).

These are broad-spectrum fluoroquinolones...comparable to Trovan (trovafloxacin).

The early quinolones (nalidixic acid, cinoxacin) covered gram-negative bacteria...limiting their use to urinary tract infections.

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