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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