Cloxacillin

 

 

General English name: Cloxacillin

Brand: Cloxacill, Cloxapen, Falox, Tegopen

Application: Bacterial infections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of cloxacillin

Cloxacillin Drug Information

Dosage and method of administration of cloxacillin

Contraindications Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of cloxacillin on driving and working with machines

Cloxacillin drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking cloxacillin

Side effects of cloxacillin

Cloxacillin overdose (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of cloxacillin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of cloxacillin

  • Capsules, syrups, ampoules

 

Cloxacillin Drug Information

Cloxacillin is a potent, broad-spectrum antibiotic of the penicillin class used to treat bacterial infections. It works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection. Note that this medicine cannot be used to treat viral or fungal infections.

 

Dosage and method of administration of cloxacillin

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with the cloxacillin antibiotic. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor.
  • Injectable cloxacillin is usually given by a nurse or doctor, and the dose and amount of the injection are determined by your doctor.
  • It is best to take oral cloxacillin with a glass of water on an empty stomach (one hour before or two hours after a meal).
  • If you are using cloxacillin syrup, shake it before use.
  • To improve the effect of the antibiotic cloxacillin, take the medicine every day, at certain times of the day.
  • Stop taking the medicine as long as it is prescribed for you. Early discontinuation of the drug may lead to recurrence of the infection.

 

Contraindications Cloxacillin

  • Note that cloxacillin should be injected before its expiration date.
  • Never give cloxacillin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Cloxacillin during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of cloxacillin on driving and working with machines

Cloxacillin may make you feel lethargic or ill. Make sure you are alert and healthy before driving or operating machinery.

 

Cloxacillin drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications: Fusidic acid, methotrexate, tetracycline, warfarin

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin and rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.

Cloxacillin may interfere with the function of live bacterial vaccines (such as the typhoid vaccine). Do not get vaccinated while taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Cloxacillin may interfere with some tests (urine glucose test) and may affect the results of these specific laboratory tests. Tell your doctor or nurse before taking any tests that you are taking any medication.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking cloxacillin

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have any liver problems.
  • If you have any kidney problems.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug. Be sure to tell your doctor, especially if you are allergic to the antibiotic penicillin.

 

Side effects of cloxacillin

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • stomach discomfort
  • Nausea
  • Vomit
  • Diarrhea
  • Blowing
  • Sore throat

Important Note: If you have symptoms such as an itchy rash, swollen face or mouth, or difficulty breathing, be aware that these symptoms may be signs of an antibiotic allergy. In such cases, do not continue to use cloxacillin and see a doctor immediately.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of cloxacillin.

 

Cloxacillin overdose (drug poisoning)

  • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you feel that someone has had drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as diarrhea, severe vomiting, shortness of breath or fainting (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of cloxacillin

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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