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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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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