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RAXAR Tablets contain grepafloxacin hydrochloride RAXAR (grepafloxacin) is a broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone antimicrobial agent for oral administration.
The chemical name for grepafloxacin is (±)-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-5-methyl- 7-(3-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-4-oxo-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid monohydrochloride sesquihydrate. Its molecular formula is C19H22FN3O3HCl 3/2 H2O and it has a molecular weight of 422.88. It is soluble in water and very slightly soluble in ethanol.
RAXAR (grepafloxacin) Tablets are white to pale yellow, film-coated, biconvex, bevel-edged tablets containing either 200 mg, 400 mg, or 600 mg of grepafloxacin base, formulated as a hydrochloride salt. Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 2910, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, talc, and titanium dioxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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