Flucloxacillin

Usual solid dosage form
Capsules
Available as a liquid
Yes - oral solution
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
Yes - oral solution
Liquid strengths
125mg/5mL, 250mg/5mL
Liquid sugar free or not
Yes. Sugar-free available.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
No
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
First line choice is to administer as parenteral injection if appropriate. Current resources suggest that it is likely to be safe to administer oral suspension via enteral feeding tubes, however this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Clinicians should refer to specialist resources for advice on how to administer this medication via enteral feeding tubes.
Available as other formulations?
Injection (250mg, 500mg, 1g)
Note
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Film coated
No
Modified release
No
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Flucloxacillin
Safe or appropriate to crush
No, capsules not suitable for opening. Use liquid formulation.