RiteMED Cloxacillin

RiteMED Cloxacillin

cloxacillin

Manufacturer:

RiteMED

Distributor:

United Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cloxacillin Na
Indications/Uses
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 soln Adult 500 mg (4 tsp). Childn 3-10 yr 250 mg (2 tsp), up to 2 yr 125 mg (1 tsp). 250 mg/5 mL oral soln Adult 500 mg (2 tsp). Childn 3-10 yr 250 mg (1 tsp), up to 2 yr 125 mg (½ tsp). All doses to be taken qid.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cloxacillin & penicillins. Oral soln: Pregnancy (1st trimester).
Special Precautions
Cap: Overgrowth of nonsusceptible organism from prolonged use. Oral soln: Poor renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions. Cap: GI disorders. Rarely pseudomembranous colitis, transient hematuria, hematologic disorders & hepatic function changes. Oral soln: Occasionally anaphylaxis; hepatitis & cholestatic jaundice.
Drug Interactions
Cap: Aminoglycosides. Oral soln: May decrease efficacy of estrogen-containing OCs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01CF02 - cloxacillin ; Belongs to the class of beta-lactamase resistant penicillins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
RiteMED Cloxacillin cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P14/cap, P1,400/box)
Form
RiteMed Cloxacillin powd for oral soln 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P230/bottle)
Form
RiteMed Cloxacillin powd for oral soln 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P120/bottle)
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