Which medications in the drug class Fluoroquinolones are used in the treatment of Breast Abscesses and Masses?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Andrew C Miller, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Fluoroquinolones

Delafloxacin (Baxdela)

Emerging treatment

Fluoroquinolone antibiotic that inhibits enzymes required for bacterial synthesis.

In vitro activity against S aureus (including MRSA), Streptococcus species, E coli, K pneumoniae, E cloacae, and P aeruginosa.

Limited data regarding use in pregnancy and lactation.


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