- Oral / IVMoxifloxacinAveloxUseful for pneumonia in patients with severe penicillin / cephalosporin allergy, due to Staph and atypical cover
- Mechanism of Action
- Inhibits DNA gyrase, preventing supercoiling of DNA and disrupting cell division.
- Broad spectrum including Staphylococcus aureus and atypical respiratory organisms (Legionella, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma). No activity against Pseudomonas.
- Adverse Effects