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Were you looking for information about Nafcillin? Naphcillin is a common misspelling of nafcillin.
 
Nafcillin is a drug approved for the treatment of certain types of bacterial infections. It is available by prescription only and is given as an injection into a vein (intravenously, or by IV) or as an intramuscular (IM) injection two to six times a day.
 
Before you begin treatment with this antibiotic, your healthcare provider will want to know if you have kidney disease, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have a penicillin allergy. Potential side effects of nafcillin include allergic reactions or irritation at the injection site.
 
(Click Nafcillin for a closer look at this antibiotic, including how it works, who makes it, and what strengths are available. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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