Doses are oral and for adults unless otherwise stated. Visit the Health Products Regulatory Board website or the printed Irish Medicines Formulary for drug SPCs, dosage, contraindications, interactions, or IMF/BNF/BNFC/MIMS. See guidance on dosing in children for quick reference dosage/weight guide.
Letters indicate strength of evidence range from A+ (systematic review) to D (informal opinion). Statins can interact with some antibiotics and increase the risk of rhabdomyolysis. Amiodarone and drugs which prolong the QT interval can interact with many antibiotics. Many antibiotics increase the risk of bleeding with anticoagulants. Please refer to our Drug Interactions Table for further information.
Comments from Expert Advisory Committee
- Antibiotic prophylaxis advised.
- Assess HIV/ hepatitis B & C risk
See guidance on dosing in children for quick reference dosage/weight guide.
||625 mg TDS
|If penicillin allergic
NOT SUITABLE FOR
|200-400 mg TDS
100 mg BD
||500 mg BD
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Reviewed June 2016