Pre-septal cellulitis

Micro-organism

Streptococcus spp., Staphylococcus aureus

Duration

7 - 14 days

Notes

Infection anterior to the orbital septum

First line

IV Flucloxacillin 1g 6 hourly

Switch to

Oral Flucloxacillin 1g 6 hourly

Penicillin Allergy

Vancomycin IV as per guideline

Use preferred calculator on Hospital portal page [intranet access only] or calculator on app for intermittent dosing

then switch to 

Oral Clarithromycin 500mg 12 hourly