Cloxgen

Cloxgen

cloxacillin

Manufacturer:

General Drugs House

Distributor:

General Drugs House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cloxacillin (Cap: Na)
Indications/Uses
Infections due to Staph resistant to benzylpenicillin; mixed Strep infections when Staph are penicillin-resistant; gm +ve & gm -ve infections sensitive to cloxacillin.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap 1-2 cap. Dry syr Adult 10-20 mL. Childn 5-10 mL. Inj Adult 250-500 mg. To be taken 6 hrly.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to penicillins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins. Jaundiced neonates. Renal impairment. Avoid subconjunctival inj or use in eye drops.
Adverse Reactions
Allergic reactions, glossitis, stomatitis, black 'hairy' tongue, blood disorders, anaphylaxis.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid impairs renal excretion. Decreases anticoagulant effect.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01CF02 - cloxacillin ; Belongs to the class of beta-lactamase resistant penicillins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Cap/dry syr: D; Inj: S
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cloxgen powd for inj 500 mg
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Cloxgen dry syr 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 10 × 1's
Form
Cloxgen cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
1000's;500's
Form
Cloxgen powd for inj 1 g
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Cloxgen cap 500 mg
Packing/Price
(foil) 25 × 4's;100's;500's
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