Data from EMC - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 01 November 2016
Tavanic is indicated in adults for the treatment of the following infections:
- Acute bacterial sinusitis
- Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
- Community-acquired pneumonia
- Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
For the above-mentioned infections Tavanic should be used only when it is considered inappropriate to use antibacterial agents that are commonly recommended for the initial treatment of these infections.
- Pyelonephritis and complicated urinary tract infections
- Chronic bacterial prostatitis
- Uncomplicated cystitis
- Inhalation Anthrax: post exposure prophylaxis and curative treatment
Tavanic may also be used to complete a course of therapy in patients who have shown improvement during initial treatment with intravenous levofloxacin.
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
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