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The study reportedly used a rat burn infection model and examined 14-day follow-up samples to determine that the treatment was effective, according to the organization. The report was published online on February 22 ahead of its print publication.
"The use of topical antibiotics for the treatment of infected wounds confers many benefits," the researchers said. "Moxifloxacin is therefore an ideal candidate, due to its broad antibacterial spectrum, its high efficiency and its potential to promote wound healing."
While Avelox may be shown to be effective in treating infected skin wounds, certain side effects of the drug can include the development of tendinitis or even tendon rupture, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information.