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Flucloxacillin Dry Syrup 100ml

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Description

Flucloxacillin 100 ml is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive organisms, including those resulting from penicillinase-producing staphylococci. These indications encompass a wide range of conditions:

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: This includes boils, abscesses, carbuncles, and various infected skin conditions such as ulcers, eczema, acne, furunculosis, cellulitis, as well as infected wounds and burns.

Respiratory Tract Infections: Flucloxacillin is effective against pneumonia, lung abscesses, empyema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and quinsy.

 

Dose

•Children over 10 years: 125mg/5ml solution - 10ml four times a day and 250mg/5ml solution - 5ml four times a day.

• Children 2 to 10 years: 125mg/5ml solution - 5ml four times a day and 250mg/5ml solution - 2.5ml four times a day, your pharmacist will explain how to give this to your child.

• Children under 2 years: 125mg/5ml solution - 2.5 ml four times a day and 250mg/5ml solution - 1.25 ml four times a day, your pharmacist will explain how to give this to your child.  

 

Precaution

Hypersensitivity or severe allergic reaction including itchy rash, itching, sore mouth or eyes, swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue or breathing problems.

 Severe bloody diarrhoea (pseudomembranous colitis). If bloody diarrhoea develops, flucloxacillin treatment should be discontinued and appropriate therapy should be initiated.

Jaundice (yellow colour in the skin and whites of the eyes), hepatitis (liver inflammation) - sometimes these effects on the liver can be delayed for up to 2 months after finishing treatment.

Blisters or ulcers (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) or a severe rash with reddening, peeling and swelling of the skin that resembles burns (toxic epidermal necrolysis). Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following side effects or notice any other effects not listed

Flucloxacillin Dry Syrup 100ml
KES 120.00
KES 120.00

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