oxacillin

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ox·a·cil·lin

 (ŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H19N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.

oxacillin

(ˌɒksəˈsɪlɪn)
n
(Medicine) an antibiotic drug containing penicillin
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Noun1.oxacillin - a form of penicillin resistant to penicillinase and effective against penicillin-resistant staphylococci
penicillinase-resistant antibiotic - a form of penicillin that is not rendered inactive by penicillinase
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3] This patient was on oxacillin sodium therapy for a week before he became febrile.