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  1. oxolinic acid(Noun)

    A quinolone antibiotic with the chemical formula CHNO.


  1. Oxolinic acid

    Oxolinic acid is a quinolone antibiotic developed in Japan in the 1970s. Dosages 12–20 mg/kg orally administered for five to ten days. The antibiotic works by inhibiting the enzyme DNA gyrase. It also acts as a dopamine reuptake inhibitor and has stimulant effects in mice.

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  1. Oxolinic Acid

    Synthetic antimicrobial related to NALIDIXIC ACID and used in URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS.


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