Flucloxacillin 500 mg (as Flucloxacillin Sodium BP)
Skin and soft Tissue Infections: Boils, abscesses, carbuncles, furunculosis, infected wounds, infected burns, protection of skin grafts, otitis media and externa, impetigo.
Infected Skin Conditions: Pneumonia, lung abscess, empyema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, quinsy. Other infections caused by Flucloxacillin-sensitive organisms such as osteomyelitis, enteritis, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, meningitis, septicaemia.
Flucloxacillin-sensitive organisms such as osteomyelitis, enteritis, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, meningitis, septicaemia.
Flucloxacillin is also indicated for use as a prophylactic agent during major surgical procedures where appropriate, for example, cardiothoracic and orthopaedic surgery.
Adulst (including elderly patients):
Oral: 250-500 mg three to four times a day. Oral doses should be administrated 1 hour before meal.
Patients with impaired renal function:
As common with other penicillins, Flucloxacillin usage in patients with renal impairment does not usually require dosage reduction. However, in the presence of severe renal failure (creatinine clearance<10 ml/min) a reduction is dose or an extension of dosage interval should be considered.
There have been some common side effects of GIT such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dyspepsia and other minor gastrointestinal disturbance. Besides these rashes, urticarial, purpura, fever, interstitial nephritis, hepatitis and cholestitic jaundice have been reported.
Adflox 500 mg Capsule: Each Capsule contains Flucloxacillin 500 mg (as Flucloxacillin Sidium BP).