Product Details

Luf ®
Flucloxacillin
Antibiotic

Brief:
Flucloxacillin

Indication:
LUF (Flucloxacillin) is used primarily for the treatment of infections due to staphylococci resistant to benzylpenicillin, like: • Skin and soft tissue infections : boil, carbuncles, abscesses, infected skin conditions (ulcer, eczema, and acne) furunculosis, cellulitis, infected wounds, infected burns, otitis media, external impetigo and protection for skin grafts •Respiratory tract infections : pneumonia, lung abscess, emphema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, quinsy •Bone and joint infections : osteomyelitis •Other infections caused by Flucloxacillin sensitive organism : enteritis, endocarditis, urinary tract infections, meningitis, septicaemia •As a prophylactic agents during major surgical procedures where appropriate Cardiothoracic & Orthopedic surger

Dosage and administration:
Dose should be individualized, depending on patient's conditions and response. LUF (Flucloxacillin) should be administered at least 30 minutes before meal. Adults: 250 mg - 500 mg (1 LUF-250 cap -1 LUF-500 cap) every 6 hours. Children: Under 2 years: 62.5 mg -125 mg (2.5 ml -5 ml LUF PFS) every 6 hours. 2-10 years: 125 mg - 250 mg (5 ml -10 ml LUF PFS) every 6 hours. In endocarditis: Body weight under 85 kg : Up to 8 gm daily in 3-4 divided doses. Body weight over 85 kg : up to 12 gm in 6 divided doses. In osteomyelitis: Up to 8 gm daily in 3-4 divided doses. In renal impairment: Dose or dose interval may need adjustment. In hepatic impairment: Adjustment of dosage may not be necessary.

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