dicloxacillin


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di·clox·a·cil·lin

 (dī-klŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H17Cl2N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.
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Noun1.dicloxacillin - antibacterial (trade name Dynapen) used to treat staphylococcal infections that are resistant to penicillin
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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dicloxacillin

n dicloxacilina
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For instance, dicloxacillin and cephalexin are recommended for treatment of necrotizing skin infections caused by group A streptococcus.
(6) Only penicillins that are immune to beta-lactamase, such as dicloxacillin or amoxicillin/ clavulanate, should be considered for S.
Initially diagnosed as impetigo, empiric treatment with sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (800 mg/I60 mg PO BID for 7 days), dicloxacillin (500 mg PO BID for 6 days), cephalexin (500 mg TID for 5 days), and mupirocin (2% topical cream applied TID for 6 days) failed to improve the patient's symptoms.
Depending on culture and susceptibility data, alternative agents such as doxycycline, minocycline, erythromycin, cephalexin, or dicloxacillin can be used.[17],[27]
Postoperatively, the animal was given inj Intamox-D (a) (Amoxycillin and Dicloxacillin) 500 mg and Melonex (a) (Meloxicam) 2 ml intramuscularly twice daily for period of five and three days respectively.
He completed a 6-week course of IV flucloxacillin, followed by a 6-week course of oral dicloxacillin, and remained clinically well throughout this time.
The patient completed six weeks of intravenous oxacillin and was later started on suppressive antibiotic therapy with oral dicloxacillin 500 mg twice daily given the fact that he had high disease burden and had not undergone surgical intervention.
In particular, besides cloxacillin, the test investigated cefalexin, cefoperazone, cefalonium, oxacillin, and dicloxacillin.
The standard of lincomycin, from the lincosamides family, as well as the standards from the macrolides (clindamycin, erythromycin, spiramycin, tilmicosin, and tylosin) and [beta]-lactams (cefazolin, cloxacillin, dicloxacillin, oxacillin, nafcillin, penicillin G, and penicillin V) families were purchased from Sigma Chemical Co.