What is Cloxacillin?
Cloxacillin is used for Bacterial infections of ear, Bacterial infections of skin, The treatment of beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections, The treatment of pneumococcal infections, The treatment of staphylococcal infections and other conditions. This salt may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Cloxacillin is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Bacterial infections of ear
· Bacterial infections of skin
· The treatment of beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections
· The treatment of pneumococcal infections
· The treatment of staphylococcal infections
· Cloxacillin may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Cloxacillin Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Cloxacillin improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell wall.
Cloxacillin – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Cloxacillin. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Gastrointestinal discomfort
· Allergic reaction
· Cloxacillin may also cause side-effects not listed here.
Cloxacillin – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Cloxacillin, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Cardiopulmonary bypass
· Fatal hypersensitivity
· Impaired renal, hepatic and hematopoietic functions
· Inflamed meninges
· Inform doctor if you have been taking corticosteroid medication