Flucloxacillin is indicated for the treatment of infections due to gram-positive organisms, including infections caused by beta-lactamase producing Staphylococci.
Typical indications include: Respiratory tract infections: Pneumonia, lung abscess, empyema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis.
Skin and soft tissue infections: Boils, abscesses, carbuncles, furunculosis, infected skin conditions e.g. ulcer, eczema, acne, cellulitis, infected wounds, infected burns, etc.
Other infections caused by Flucloxacillin-sensitive organisms: 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 orthopedic surgery.