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Uses of Cloxacillin
Cloxacillin is used in the treatment of:
- Joint Diseases
- Pneumonia, Bacterial
- Staphylococcal Skin Infections
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Wound Infection
Cloxacillin is used in the prevention of:
- Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
- Postoperative Complications
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Cloxacillin Brand Names
Cloxacillin Drug Class
Cloxacillin is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Cloxacillindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Cloxacillin and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Cloxacillin falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Cloxacillin. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Cloxacillin, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take cloxacillin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Cloxacillin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Cloxacillin is available in the following doses:
- Cloxacillin 125 Mg/5 Ml Oral Powder For Reconstitution
- Cloxacillin 250 Mg Oral Capsule
- Cloxacillin 500 Mg Oral Capsule
Forms of Medication
Cloxacillin is available in the following forms:
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Suspension
- Prefilled Syringe