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Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules, 28 Capsules

Broad spectrum antibiotics used to treat infections

Prevent infections during major surgery, particularly heart
or orthopaedic surgery

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Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules, 28 Capsules

Looking for a powerful antibiotic to treat bacterial infections? Look no further than Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules. This potent medication is designed to kill bacteria that can cause a wide range of infections. Flucloxacillin belongs to a group of antibiotics called penicillins, which are well-known for their effectiveness against various types of bacteria. In addition to treating existing infections, Flucloxacillin can also be used to prevent infections during major surgery (particularly heart or orthopaedic surgery). So if you\’re looking for an antibiotic that can help you both treat and prevent infections, Flucloxacillin is the perfect choice.

Types of bacteria infections Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules can be used!

Flucloxacillin is used to treat:
• chest infections
• throat or nose infections
• ear infections
• skin and soft tissue infections
• heart infections
• bone and joint infections
• meningitis
• digestive system infections
• blood infections
• kidney, bladder or urethra (the tube which carries urine from the bladder) infections.

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What is the price of  Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules in Nigeria?

The price of  Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules is N5,600

Where can you buy Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules In Nigeria?

You can Buy Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria\’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules is not available to buy over the counter. You need a prescription to buy Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules

Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules is a prescription drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent.

You will be required to send Asset Pharmacy your prescription

Brand

Flucloxacillin

How to Use

How to use

Take this medicine when your stomach is empty at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. It is important that you take your medicine at the right times

To reduce the risk of pain in your oesophagus (the tube that connects your mouth with your stomach) swallow capsules with a full glass of water (250 ml) and do not lie down immediately after taking your capsules

The dose will depend on the patient and will be decided by your doctor. However, the usual doses for each age group are:

Adults (including the elderly) • The usual dose is 250mg four times a day.

  • Bone or heart infection: Up to 8g daily, in divided doses at six to eight hours apart.
  • Surgical prophylaxis: 1 to 2g IV at induction of anaesthesia followed by 500mg every six hours for up to 72 hours.

Product Details

Product Information

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR MEDICINE

Do not take this medicine if: • You are allergic to flucloxacillin or any other penicillin antibiotics (see symptoms in section 4). • You are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). • You have suffered previously from liver problems (e.g. jaundice) after taking flucloxacillin. • You have had an allergic reaction to β-lactam antibiotics (e.g. penicillins, cephalosporins). Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if: • You suffer from kidney problems, as you may require a lower dose than normal (convulsions may occur very rarely in patients with kidney problems who take high doses) • You suffer from liver problems, as this medicine could cause them to worsen • You are 50 years of age or older • You have other serious illnesses (apart from the infection this medicine is treating) • You are taking this medicine for a long time as regular tests of liver and kidney function are advised • You are on a sodium-restricted diet • You have ever had swelling of the face or skin rash while taking an antibiotic • You are taking or will be taking paracetamol There is a risk of blood and fluid abnormality (high anion gap metabolic acidosis) which occurs when there is an increase in plasma acidity, when flucloxacillin is used concomitantly with paracetamol, particularly in certain groups of patients at risk, e.g. patients with severe renal impairment, sepsis or malnutrition, especially if the maximum daily doses of paracetamol are used. High anion gap metabolic acidosis is a serious disease that must have urgent treatment. The use of flucloxacillin, especially in high doses, may reduce the potassium levels in the blood (hypokalaemia). Your doctor may measure your potassium levels regularly during the therapy with higher doses of flucloxacillin. Tests Regular monitoring of liver and kidney function should be performed whilst taking flucloxacillin for a long period of time. Tell your doctor that you are taking flucloxacillin if you are having urine tests or blood tests because it may affect the results. Other medicines and Flucloxacillin Capsules Tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you are taking any other medicines, especially: • Probenecid or sulfinpyrazone (used to treat gout) • Methotrexate (a chemotherapy drug) • Oral typhoid vaccine (antibiotics can make this less effective) • Sugammadex (used with general anaesthetics) • Piperacillin (an antibiotic taken by injection) • Warfarin (medicine to prevent blood clotting) • Other types of antibacterial treatments such as bacteriostatic agents (e.g. chloramphenicol and tetracyclines). Driving and using machines Flucloxacillin Capsules have no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines. Some medicines may affect the way others work. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This means medicines you have bought yourself as well as medicines on prescription from a doctor. Pregnancy and breast-feeding If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. Your medicine contains sodium This medicinal product contains 52.3mg sodium (main component of cooking/table salt) in each gram. This is equivalent to 2.62 % of the recommended maximum daily dietary intake of sodium for an adult. To be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.

Side Effects

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If they occur, they are likely to be temporary, and not serious. However, some may be serious and need medical attention. Prolonged treatment with Flucloxacillin may result 1. 2. 3. 4. Customer: Kent Originated by: DOB (AWG) Product: Flucloxacillin JNT Capsules PIL Item Code: CP.FLU.JNT.C.V12P1 (P217/20) Proof No and Date: 1 24/02/2021 Revision: PRAC update Supersedes: ARTWORK FOR SUBMISSION CP.FLU.JNT.C.V11P1 (P217/19) Dimensions: 148mm x 450mm Colours Pantone Blue 280 in increased growth of resistant organisms. STOP taking Flucloxacillin Capsules and contact your doctor immediately if you experience: • allergy or hypersensitivity 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, e.g. oral vancomycin 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 • skin rash with circular, red patches (Erythema multiforme) • severe skin rash with flushing, fever, blisters or ulcers (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) • severe rash with reddening, peeling and swelling of the skin that looks like a burn (toxic epidermal necrolysis). These are all very rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following effects: Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): • diarrhoea, stomach upset and feeling sick – should be mild and wear off after a few days. • heartburn and indigestion Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): • rash, itching, red/purple discolourations on the skin. • hives Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people): • kidney problems including inflammation (may result in difficulty passing water or blood in the urine) • unexplained bleeding or bruising, or skin discolouration (may be caused by changes in the numbers of blood cells) • joint or muscle pains or fever (may develop 2 days after starting treatment) • abnormal breakdown of red blood cells (haemolytic anaemia) • seizures (convulsions) • changes in liver function test results (reversible when treatment is discontinued). • blood and lymphatic system disorders like neutropenia (reduction in white blood cells) including agranulocytosis (serious low level of white blood cells). People with this condition are at very high risk of serious infections due to their suppressed immune system. Patients are advised to report any signs and symptoms of infection to their doctor. Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) and Eosinophilia (an increased number of eosinophils in the blood) • cases of blood and fluid abnormality (high anion gap metabolic acidosis) which occurs when there is an increase in plasma acidity, when flucloxacillin is used concomitantly with paracetamol, generally in the presence of risk factors (see section 2). Not known (cannot be estimated from the available data): • Serious skin reactions A red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters (exanthematous pustulosis). • Low potassium levels in the blood (hypokalaemia), which can cause muscle weakness, twitching or abnormal heart rhythm. • Pain in oesophagus (the tube that connects mouth with stomach) and other related symptoms, such as difficulties in swallowing, heartburn, throat irritation or chest pain. Contact a doctor immediately if you get any of these symptoms. Some of these reactions can be delayed for up to two months after finishing the treatment. Check with your doctor if you have any problems while taking this medicine, even if you think the problems are not connected with the medicine, or are not listed in this leaflet. Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the yellow card scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Ingredients

What Flucloxacillin Capsules contain

The active substance is flucloxacillin as flucloxacillin sodium.

The other ingredients are sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide (E172), yellow iron oxide (E172), black iron oxide (E172), titanium dioxide (E171) and gelatin.

How to store

HOW TO STORE

YOUR MEDICINE KEEP THIS MEDICINE OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Securitainers: Store below 25°C. Store in the original package. Keep the container tightly closed in order to protect from light and moisture. Blister packs: Store below 25°C. Do not open the foil pouch until ready to use the product. Once opened the foil pouch may be discarded. Store the product in the outer carton in order to protect from light and moisture. Return any left-over medicine to the pharmacist. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. Th

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Prescription Product

This product requires a prescription from your Doctor.

Please follow the instruction received from the pharmacy on how to forward your prescription to the pharmacy after you have paid for the medicine.

A prescription drug is a pharmaceutical medication that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent

Delivery

Delievry time are estimates. Can vary due to the time of day you order.

Delivery time estimate are subject to the courier company.

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