Flucloxacillin 500 mg, box of 24 capsules
Flucloxacillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic of the semi-synthetic isoxazole penicillin group. It is a bactericidal antibiotic that is resistant to staphylococcal penicillinase and gastric acidity and acts against gram-positive bacteria.
Flucloxacillin is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible organisms, particularly streptococci and staphylococci:
Skin and soft tissue: furunculosis, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, ulcers, eczema, acne, infected wounds, infected burns, skin grafts and impetigo;
Ears: otitis media and otitis externa;
Respiratory tract: pneumonia, lung abscess, empyema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis and tonsillar abscess;
Enteritis, endocarditis, meningitis and septicaemia;
As a prophylactic agent in surgical procedures, e.g., orthopedic and cardiothoracic surgery
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
FUCLO® should only be taken on medical advice. If you have any questions, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Dosage and route of administration
FUCLO® should be taken half an hour before meals.
Oral: swallow the capsules whole without chewing them.
Adults and children over 12 years :
Generally 1 to 3 g per day.
The recommended dose is 1 capsule of 500 mg every 6 to 8 hours or as recommended by your doctor.
In case of severe infection the dose should be doubled.
Prescription medicine. Ask your doctor for advice.