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Since patients with AIDS may receive fluoroquinolones concurrently with zidovudine, the antibacterial interaction of these drugs was investigated. No evidence was found of antagonism between zidovudine and ciprofloxacin, DR-3355, enoxacin, lomefloxacin or ofloxacin against enterobacteria, staphylococci or . Furthermore, the bactericidal activity of the fluoroquinolones against selected enterobacteria in nutrient broth was not affected by a clinically achievable concentration of zidovudine. It seems unlikely that zidovudine will have an adverse effect on the antibacterial activity of the fluoroquinolones in patients with AIDS.

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