ofloxacin

noun
oflox·a·cin | \ō-ˈfläk-sə-sən, ə- \

Medical Definition of ofloxacin 

: a fluoroquinolone C18H20FN3O4 that is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent that is used in topical solution for otic or ophthalmic use or is administered orally or intravenously for other uses — see levofloxacin

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