Antimicrobials
Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin

Medium
N/A
$10/day

Dosing

General Information

Treatment of MSSA infections

  • Allergy (immediate or delayed)
  • Phlebitis at injection site in a peripheral vein
  • Cytopenias
  • Eosinophilia
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Abnormal liver enzymes

Can increase methotrexate levels

Decrease mycophenolate levels

Tetracyclines can diminish cloxacillin activity

Antimicrobial class: Antistaphylococcal penicillin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 1.0

Biliary penetration: Moderate

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

Urine penetration: Therapeutic