Difference between revisions of "Oxacillin"

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==Adult Dosing==
 
==Adult Dosing==
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===General===
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*Mild-to-moderate infection
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**250-500 mg IM/IV q4-6 hours
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*Severe infection
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**1g IM/IV q4-6 hours
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==[[Endocarditis]]==
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*2g IV q4 hours + [[gentamicin]]
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==Prosthetic [[Joint Infection]]==
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*2g IV q4 hours + [[rifampin]]
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==[[MSSA]]==
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*2g IV q4 hours
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*Examples: brain abscess, [[bursitis]], [[erysipelas]], [[mastitis]], mastoiditis, [[osteomyelitis]], perinephric abscess, [[pneumonia]], pyomyositis, Scalded Skin Syndrome, [[Toxic Shock Syndrome]]
  
 
==Pediatric Dosing==
 
==Pediatric Dosing==

Revision as of 18:41, 6 April 2014

General

  • Type: Anti-Staphylococcal Penicillin
  • Dosage Forms:
  • Common Trade Names:

Adult Dosing

General

  • Mild-to-moderate infection
    • 250-500 mg IM/IV q4-6 hours
  • Severe infection
    • 1g IM/IV q4-6 hours

Endocarditis

Prosthetic Joint Infection

MSSA

Pediatric Dosing

Special Populations

  • Pregnancy Rating:
  • Lactation:
  • Renal Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric
  • Hepatic Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
  • Excretion:
  • Mechanism of Action:

See Also

Source