Dicloxacillin sodium[ (Dynapen) ] Drug Information

Contains Dicloxacillin sodium drug information and provides Dicloxacillin sodium drug indication, contraindication, special concerns, side effects, overdose management and dosage
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List of Contents:
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Special Concerns
  • Side Effects
  • Overdose Management
  • Dosage

  • Indications:
    Infections due to penicillinase-producing staphylococci. To initiate therapy in any suspected staphylococcal infection. Infections due to Streptococcus pneumoniae.
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    Contraindications:
    Treatment of meningitis. Use in newborns.
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    Special Concerns:
    No Available information
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    Side Effects:
    No Available information
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    Overdose Management:
    No Available information
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    Drug Interactions:
    No Available information
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    Dosage:
    Capsules, Oral Suspension Skin and soft tissue infections, mild to moderate URTIs.

    Adults and children over 40 kg: 125 mg q 6 hr; pediatric, less than 40 kg: 12.5 mg/kg/day in four equal doses given q 6 hr.

    More severe lower respiratory tract infections or disseminated infections.

    Adults and children over 40 kg: 250 mg q 6 hr, up to a maximum of 4 g/day; pediatric, less than 40 kg: 25 mg/kg/day in four equal doses given q 6 hr.
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