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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-Ethyl-4-oxo-7-pyridin-4-ylquinoline-3-carboxylic acid
CAS number 40034-42-2
ATC code J01MB01
PubChem 287180
Chemical data
Formula C 17H14N2O3  
Mol. mass 294.30 g/mol
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Rosoxacin (also known as acrosoxacin, tradename Eradacil) is a quinolone antibiotic indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections and certain sexually transmitted diseases. Rosoxacin is not available in the United States.

It was developed by Sanofi-Synthelabo (now part of sanofi-aventis).

It is classified as first generation.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Przybilla B, Georgii A, Bergner T, Ring J (1990). "Demonstration of quinolone phototoxicity in vitro". Dermatologica 181 (2): 98–103. PMID 2173670.  


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