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What is Xepi (ozenoxacin) used to treat?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 2, 2024.

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Xepi (ozenoxacin) Cream 1% is used to treat impetigo, a highly contagious bacterial skin infection often seen in infants and children.

It is approved as a treatment option for impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes in patients two months of age and older.

What is the Xepi dose?

Xepi is a topical non-fluorinated quinolone applied topically twice daily for 5 days. In clinical trials, Xepi showed excellent antibacterial activity against S. aureus and S. pyogenes, including methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). Bacterial eradication was achieved in 90.8% of patients using Xepi versus 69.8% using placebo at the end of treatment.

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