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: Ulcer, eczema and acne.
Respiratory Tract Infections: 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 is also indicated for use as a prophylactic agent during major surgical procedures where appropriate, for example, cardiothoracic and orthopaedic surgery.
Dosage & Administration:
Oral doses should be administered half to one hour before meals.
Usual adult dosage (including elderly patients): 250 mg four times daily.
In severe infections, dosage should be doubled.
In osteomyelitis and endocarditis: up to 8 gm daily, in divided doses 6 to 8 hourly.
In case of secondary bacterial infection in chicken pox: Flucloxacillin 500 mg six hourly should be prescribed.
Usual children dosage: 2-10 years: half of the adult dose. Under 2 years : quarter of the adult dose.
Flumed 250 Capsule: Each
capsule contains Flucloxacillin Sodium USP equivalent to Flucloxacillin 250 mg.
Flumed 500 Capsule: Each capsule contains Flucloxacillin Sodium USP equivalent to Flucloxacillin 500 mg.
Flumed Dry Syrup: Each 5 ml syrup contains Flucloxacillin Sodium BP equivalent to Flucloxacillin 125 mg.