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What is the difference between metronidazole and ofloxacin?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Completely different

These are two separate types of antibiotics.
Ofloxacin is a fluorinated quinolone often used in treating urinary infections. Metronidazole is both an amoebicide and an antibiotic effective against obligate anaerobic bacteria. Different drugs, different uses.

In brief: Completely different

These are two separate types of antibiotics.
Ofloxacin is a fluorinated quinolone often used in treating urinary infections. Metronidazole is both an amoebicide and an antibiotic effective against obligate anaerobic bacteria. Different drugs, different uses.
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