Antimicrobials
Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin

Medium
Moderate (40 to 70%)

Dosing

General Information

Treatment of MSSA infections.

  • Allergy (immediate or delayed)
  • Cytopenias
  • Eosinophilia
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Phlebitis at injection site in a peripheral vein
  • Can increase methotrexate levels
  • Decrease mycophenolate levels
  • Tetracyclines can diminish cloxacillin activity

Antimicrobial class: Antistaphylococcal Penicillin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 1 hour

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

Biliary penetration: Moderate