Dicloxacillin Antibiotic Information

Available as a generic medication only, dicloxacillin is used to treat certain bacterial infections. This prescription antibiotic works to kill bacteria by preventing them from forming cell walls. It comes as a capsule and is usually taken every six hours.
 
Although most people who use this medicine tolerate it fairly well, side effects are possible. Some of the potential side effects include allergic reactions, nausea, and diarrhea. Fortunately, most reactions to the drug tend to be mild and easy to treat.
 
While this antibiotic can be effective at treating various infections, dicloxacillin is not appropriate for everyone. Information on your medical history should be reviewed with your healthcare provider before starting treatment to reduce your risk for certain complications. This includes warnings for people who are allergic to penicillin, those with kidney disease, or women who are pregnant or nursing.
 
(Click Dicloxacillin for more information on this antibiotic, including how it works, specific uses, and dosing tips on when and how this medicine is taken.)
 
 

Dicloxacillin Antibiotic Information

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