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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Cloxapen (Overview)

Cloxapen is a second generation penicillin (penicillinase-resistant) which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

Treating infections: Cloxacillin is an antistaphylococcal penicillin class antibiotic that is active against gram positive bacteria such as staph. And strep. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
13 doctors shared insights

Cloxapen (Overview)

Cloxapen is a second generation penicillin (penicillinase-resistant) which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Can a patient on warfarin take antibiotics for wound infection (cloxacillin)?

Can a patient on warfarin take antibiotics for wound infection (cloxacillin)?

Drug drug interactio: Yes. But you will need to have your levels of anticoagulation followed more frequently with this combination. Make sure that you have a plan with your clinician for this monitoring. ...Read more

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Is cloxacillin effective antibiotic for pigsa?

Is cloxacillin effective antibiotic for pigsa?

Possibly: If the pigsa (boil) is infected and the bacteria associated with the infection is susceptible to the cloxacillin. However, more than 30 % to 40% of skin infections are now caused by MRSA. If treating empirically, its best to avoid cloxacillin. ...Read more

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Taking cloxacillin have side effect to a baby ...Because i'm pregnant.?

Taking cloxacillin have side effect to a baby ...Because i'm pregnant.?

Probably not: Cloxacillin has no proven toxicity to the human fetus. There are no controlled data in human pregnancies; but, there are no reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established. ...Read more

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What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

Treating infections: Cloxacillin is an antistaphylococcal penicillin class antibiotic that is active against gram positive bacteria such as staph. And strep. ...Read more

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Difference between sumapen and cloxacillin sodium?

Difference between sumapen and cloxacillin sodium?

Penicillins: Sumapen is Phenoxymethylpenicillin potassium beta lactim antibiotic.. Cloxacillin is semisynthetic beta-lactam antibiotic used in treatment of many bacterial infections ...Read more

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What is the difference between cloxacillin and flucloxacillin?

Penicillins: Cloxacillin is semisynthetic beta-lactam antibiotic used in treatment of many bacterial infections. Flucloxacillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic of the penicillin class used to treat Gram-positive bacterial infections. ...Read more

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Is cloxacillin effective antibiotic for pigsa?

Possibly: If the pigsa (boil) is infected and the bacteria associated with the infection is susceptible to the cloxacillin. However, more than 30 % to 40% of skin infections are now caused by MRSA. If treating empirically, its best to avoid cloxacillin. ...Read more

Cloxacillin (Definition)

Cloxacillin is a second generation penicillin (penicillinase-resistant) which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more