Halopen is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory t... View More
Uses of Halopen
Side effects of Halopen
How to use Halopen
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it.
How Halopen works
Halopen is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to surviv... View More
What if you forget to take Halopen?
If you miss a dose of Halopen, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Pneumonia, Burns, Meningitis, Endocarditis, Sinusitis, Septicaemia, Tonsillitis, Surgical Prophylaxis, Staphylococcal skin infections, Boils, Osteomyeli... View More
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach ½-1 hr before meals. Reconstitution: Dissolve 250-500 mg in 5-10 mL water for inj or 1 ... View More
Adults (including elderly patients): Oral: 250-500mg 3-4 times a day. Intravenous IV 0.25-1 g 4 times/day, may double in severe cases. Up to 8 g/d... View More
Children have been given doses of 12.5-25 mg/kg body weight 4 times a day. Intravenous 2-10 years: Half of adult dose Under 2 years: One fourth of ... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <10 Dosage adjustment may be necessary.
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Porphyria.
Mode of Action
Flucloxacillin inhibits the 3rd and last step of bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to specific penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located inside ... View More
Very high doses in poor renal function (risk of neurotoxicity) or heart failure. Avoid contact, skin sensitization may occur. Monitor serum potassium co... View More
Hypersensitivity reactions including urticaria; fever; joint pains; rashes; angioedema; serum sickness-like reactions; haemolytic anaemia; interstitial ... View More
May increase the risk of methotrexate toxicity. May decrease the efficacy of oestrogen-containing OC. Enhanced plasma concentrations w/ probenecid. Bact... View More