Flucloxacillin Granules for Oral Solution – 125mg/5ml
Flucloxacillin belongs to the penicillin group of antibiotics. It is used to treat various bacterial infections by killing the bacteria or preventing their growth. These include skin and soft tissue infections, throat and chest infections, other infections such as urinary tract infection and prevention of an infection occurring during surgery.
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Therapeutic Indication for Flucloxacillin Granules for Oral Solution – 125mg/5ml
Flucloxacillin 125 mg/5ml Granules for Oral Solution is indicated for the treatment of infections due to gram-positive organisms including infections caused by β-lactamase-producing staphylococci associated with:
SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE: boils, abscesses, carbuncles, infected skin conditions e.g. ulcer, eczema, and acne, furunculosis, cellulitis, infected wounds and burns, protection for skin grafts and impetigo.
RESPIRATORY TRACT: pneumonia, lung abscess, empyema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis and quinsy.
OTHER INFECTIONS: otitis media and externa, osteomyelitis, enteritis, endocarditis, urinary tract infection, meningitis, septicaemia.
AS A PROPHYLACTIC: agent during major surgical procedures where appropriate e.g. cardiothoracic and orthopaedic surgery.
Consideration should be given to official local guidance (e.g. national recommendations) on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
Susceptibility of the causative organism to the treatment should be tested (if possible), although therapy may be initiated before the results are available.