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  • Floxapen 500mg Capsules 100's

Floxapen 500mg Capsules 100's

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Description
Floxapen 500 mg Capsules contains flucloxacillin. Flucloxacillin is a penicillin of the β-lactam group of antibiotics which exerts a bactericidal effect upon many Gram-positive organisms including β-lactamase-producing staphylococci and streptococci. It is used for the treatment of boils,Infected burns/wounds, abscesses, Otitis media and externa, Pneumonia, Tonsillitis, Sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Lung abscess, Osteomyelitis, Urinary tract infection, Enteritis, Meningitis, Endocarditis and Septicaemia.
How to use
Usual adult dosage (including elderly patients)
Oral: One 500 mg capsule four times a day.
Osteomyelitis, endocarditis - Up to 8 g daily, in divided doses six to eight hourly.
Precautions
Flucloxacillin should not be given to patients with a history of hypersensitivity to β-lactam antibiotics (e.g. penicillins, cephalosporins) or excipients. Flucloxacillin is contra-indicated in patients with a previous history of flucloxacillin-associated jaundice/hepatic dysfunction.