Published on 08-12-2012 05:55 AM
What is the Drug Tequin?
Gatifloxacin is marketed, distributed and sold under the drug brands Gatiflo, Zymar and the most well known pharmaceutical brand Tequin. Tequin and its other brand name versions are antibiotics in the 4th generation of the fluoroquinolone drug family. Tequin and its drug siblings in the same family inhibit bacterial DNA gyrase enzymes as well as topoisomerase IV.
Introduced by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gatifloxacin was introduced using the brand Tequin in the year 1999 for treatment of infections of the respiratory tract, which were licensed as the medication from the Pharmaceutical company Kyorin based in Japan. In many other countries, gatifloxacin is available in tablet form