Flucloxacillin

Flucloxacillin (Halopen) Capsules
Flucloxacillin
Class: Pharmaceutical
Family: Antibiotic - Penicillin
Oral Use: Yes - Rank: 48
Topical Use: No - Rank: N/A

Flucloxacillin (Floxapen) is an antibiotic in the Penicillin family. Flucloxacillin is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic that is used to treat a subset of respiratory, skin and other bacterial infections.

Flucloxacillin is rarely used to treat acne. Laboratory research indicates that the acne-causing P. acnes bacterium is susceptible to Penicillin family antibiotics, including Flucloxacillin. But there is little clinical research into the efficacy of Flucloxacillin as a treatment for acne.

This antibiotic is not currently available in all countries.

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Flucloxacillin (Halopen) Capsules