Cellulitis - Moderate/Severe or rapidly progressing

First Line

IV Flucloxacillin 2g IV 6 hrly +/- Gentamicin IV as per protocol

Consider adding

Clindamycin 450 mg PO 6hrly OR  600mg IV 6 hrly

Penicillin allergy

Vancomycin IV +/- Gentamicin IV as per protocol

Consider adding

Clindamycin 450 mg PO 6hrly OR 600mg IV 6hrly

Notes

If known to be MRSA positive use IV Vancomycin

Send swabs – mark area