Cellulitis - Mild

First Line

Flucloxacillin 500 mg qds PO

Penicillin Allergy

Clarithromycin 500 mg bd PO

 OR

Doxycycline  200mg stat, then 100mg od PO

Notes

Bilateral cellulitis is uncommon - Exclude other causes of bilateral lower limb soft tissue changes

Mark area - Send swabs

Duration of treatment depends on the clinical improvement rate