Cloxacillin is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tr... View More
Uses of Cloxacillin
Side effects of Cloxacillin
How to use Cloxacillin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cloxacillin is to be taken... View More
How Cloxacillin works
Cloxacillin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to su... View More
Staphylococcal infections resistant to benzylpenicillin
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals. Reconstitution: IM: The contents of each vial should b... View More
Oral Adult: 250-500 mg 4 times/day. Parenteral Adult: 1-2 g 6 hrly. For more severe infections (e.g. meningitis, endocarditis), 2 g 4 hrly.
Oral Child: 50-100 mg/kg in divided doses every 6 hr.
Hypersensitivity to cloxacillin and other penicillins.
Mode of Action
Cloxacillin inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to 1 or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which in turn inhibit the final tra... View More
Patient w/ allergies esp β-lactam allergy, asthma, history of seizure disorder. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Observe... View More
Hypotension, confusion, fever, lethargy, seizure, pruritus, rash, urticaria, abdominal pain, black or hairy tongue, diarrhoea, flatulence, nausea, oral ... View More
May diminish the effect of BCG and typhoid vaccine. May increase risk of methotrexate toxicity. May diminish the therapeutic effect of Na picosulfate. M... View More
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