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Oxolinic acid (prodoxol) for urinary tract infection


Oxolinic acid (Prodoxol - Warner) is an antimicrobial drug chemically related to nalidixic acid (Negram - Winthrop). The advantages claimed are that it is active against a wide range of Gram-negative bacteria and some strains of Staph. aureus, has a low incidence of unwanted effects and needs to be given only twice daily.

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