Cap: Treatment of infections due to penicillinase-producing Staph eg, skin & soft tissue, resp & GUT infections. Oral soln: Treatment of disseminated infections, upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap 500 mg 6 hrly. 125 mg/5 mL oral solnAdult 500 mg (4 tsp). Childn3-10 yr 250 mg (2 tsp), up to 2 yr 125 mg (1 tsp).250 mg/5 mL oral solnAdult 500 mg (2 tsp). Childn 3-10 yr 250 mg (1 tsp), up to 2 yr 125 mg (½tsp). All doses to be taken qid.
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Hypersensitivity to cloxacillin & penicillins. Oral soln: Pregnancy (1st trimester).
Cap: Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organism from prolonged use. Oral soln: Poor renal function.