General Spectrum of Activity
Monitor QTc in patients with increased risk.
Due to toxicity profile and increasing resistance, empiric treatment is reserved for select situations, including patients with severe beta-lactam allergies.
For uncomplicated infections consider alternative agents.
Antimicrobial class: Fluoroquinolone
Pregnancy category: C
Average serum half life: 7 hours
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic