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Last updated: 29 Sep 2020
Published: 29 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Levofloxacin solution for infusion is indicated in adults for the treatment of the following infections (see sections 4.4 and 5.1)

• Community-acquired pneumonia.

• Complicated skin and soft tissue infections.

For the above-mentioned infections Levofloxacin solution for infusion 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 (see section 4.4)

• Chronic bacterial prostatitis

• Inhalation Anthrax: postexposure prophylaxis and curative treatment (see section 4.4).

Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

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