Floxapen is indicated for the treatment of infections due to β-lactamase-producing staphylococci and other sensitive Gram-positive organisms such as streptococci. Typical indications include:
Skin and soft tissue infections:
Boils, abscesses, carbuncles, furunculosis, cellulites, infected burns, infected wounds, impetigo, protection for skin grafts, infected skin conditions e.g. ulcer, eczema, and acne.
Respiratory tract infections:
Pneumonia, lung abscess, sinusitis, tonsillitis, quinsy, pharyngitis, empyema, otitis media and externa.
Other infections caused by Floxapen-sensitive organisms:
Urinary tract infection, small intestine and colon infection, meningitis
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.