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Trovafloxacin

Edina Avdic, Pharm.D., Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
Trovafloxacin is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Before pulled from the U.S. market for hepatotoxicity reasons, the use of trovafloxacin was reserved for use only if the patient meets all of the following criteria:
    • Has at least one of the following infections that is judged by the treating physician to be serious and life- or limb-threatening:
    • Receives initial therapy in an in-patient heath care facility (i.e., hospital or long-term nursing care facility).
    • The treating physician believes that, even given the new safety information, the benefit of the product for the patient outweighs the potential risk.
    • Use of trovafloxacin was limited to 14 days or less.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

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Last updated: May 1, 2017

Citation

Avdic, Edina, and Paul A Pham. "Trovafloxacin." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2017. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540567/all/Trovafloxacin.
Avdic E, Pham PA. Trovafloxacin. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2017. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540567/all/Trovafloxacin. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Avdic, E., & Pham, P. A. (2017). Trovafloxacin. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540567/all/Trovafloxacin
Avdic E, Pham PA. Trovafloxacin [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540567/all/Trovafloxacin.
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