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What is the dosage of flupen capsule that has to be administered to a child?

The doctor prescribed Flupen 250 (flucloxacillin 250mg) to my daughter of 12 years. The pharmacy wrote on the envelope 2 capsules every 4 hours and I read on the internet 2 capsules 4 times a day. Did the pharmacy made a mistake. She had a measles like skin rush.
Thu, 30 Jul 2020
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Hello,

Yes, the dosage is four times in a day. So check body weight take it 250-500 mg every 6th hourly.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu, Internal Medicine Specialist
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What is the dosage of flupen capsule that has to be administered to a child?

Hello, Yes, the dosage is four times in a day. So check body weight take it 250-500 mg every 6th hourly. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu, Internal Medicine Specialist