Disease Information for Sparfloxacin (Zagam) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Anti-leprosy antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Fluoroquinolone antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Quinolone antibiotic/Third generation (ex)
DRUG/Quinolone antibiotics (example)
DRUG/Quinolone Anti-Pneumococcus/S. Pneumonia activity
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Sparfloxacin (Zagam) admin, Brand name/Zagam (Sparfloxacin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/1997 Approx. New Drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 200 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 400 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Half-life 20 hours
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Fluoroquinolone antibiotic drug: oral and parenteral preparation; third generation synthetic;Anti-leprosy antibiotic drug

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