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Active Ingredients:flucloxacillin (sodium)

What is in this leaflet

This leaflet answers some common questions about Staphylex.

It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.

All medicines have benefits and risks. Your doctor has weighed the risks of you taking Staphylex against the benefits they expect it will have for you.

If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep this leaflet with your medicine. You may need to read it again.

Product description

What it looks like

Staphylex comes in two strengths: Staphylex 250 and Staphylex 500. Both are yellow and black capsules. Each pack contains 24 capsules.


The active ingredient in Staphylex is flucloxacillin (as flucloxacillin sodium).

  • each Staphylex 250 capsule contains 250 mg of flucloxacillin
  • each Staphylex 500 capsule contains 500 mg of flucloxacillin.

The capsules also contain:

  • povidone
  • purified talc
  • sodium starch glycollate
  • microcrystalline cellulose
  • magnesium stearate
  • sodium lauryl sulfate
  • colloidal anhydrous silica
  • gelatin
  • iron oxide yellow (172)
  • titanium dioxide (171)
  • brilliant blue FCF (133)
  • iron oxide red (172).

The capsules are gluten free.


Staphylex is supplied by:

Alphapharm Pty Limited

(ABN 93 002 359 739)

Chase Building 2

Wentworth Park Road

Glebe NSW 2037

Phone: (02) 9298 3999

Medical Information

Phone: 1800 028 365

Australian registration numbers:

Staphylex 250 -Aust R 17683

Staphylex 500 -Aust R 17684

This leaflet was prepared on 2 June 2005.

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