Inhibits bacterial DNA synthesis by inhibiting DNA gyrase A and topoisomerase IV.
Death of susceptible bacteria.Spectrum: Active against gram-positive pathogens, including:
Absorption: Minimal systemic absorption.
Distribution: Not applicable because of minimal systemic absorption.
Metabolism and Excretion: Not applicable because of minimal systemic absorption.
Half-life: Not applicable because of minimal systemic absorption.
Use Cautiously in:
Derm: rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis
* CAPITALS indicate life-threatening.
Underline indicate most frequent.
Topical (Adults and Children) ≥2 mo) Apply to affected area twice daily for 5 days.
Resolutions of skin lesions.
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