Brand name: Tequin
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More information on gatifloxacin (Tequin)
- Public Citizen v. FDA (Seeking order compelling FDA to repond to Public Citizen petition for enhanced warnings), January 3, 2008
- Petition for a Black Box Warning on Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics, August 29, 2006
- Petition to Ban the Antibiotic Gatifloxacin (Tequin), May 1, 2006
- Petition to Require a Warning on All Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics, August 1, 1996