Antimicrobials
Dicloxacillin

Dicloxacillin

Medium
Moderate
$2-$4/day

Spectrum of Activity

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

Biliary penetration: Moderate

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: Limited