Dicloxacillin   (U.S.N.L.M.)
  (Internal Hordeolum)
250 mg po q6h
Chem Specs dicloxacillin sodium
Quantities 250mg, 500mg
Cost 50.00/50/250mg generic
Class narrow spectrum penicillinase-resistant penicillin
Action ß-lactam antibiotic - inhibits synthesis of bacterial cell walls.
Usage Indicated in the treatment of penicillinase-producing staphylococci infections.
Should not be used as a general substitute for penicillin G.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to any of the penicillins or any component of the formulations.
Pediatric use See dosage tables (package insert ) for children. Use in newborns not recommended. .
Pregnancy Category B. No evidence of teratogenicity in animal studies or human exposure.
Brand names: Dynapen, Diclocil
Cross-allergenicity may occur with all ß-lactam antibiotics (penicillins
(Penams), Cephems, Carbapenems, etc.)
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