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Drug Interactions

Oxacillin may react with a number of other medicines (see Oxacillin Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • An allergy to penicillin or penicillin antibiotics
  • Any other allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Oxacillin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)

What If I Overdose on Oxacillin?

An overdose with penicillin medications can cause serious problems, such as seizures or a coma. If you think you have been given too much oxacillin, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Oxacillin Overdose for more information.)

How Should This Medicine Be Stored?

The vials of dry powder should be stored at room temperature. Once the powder is mixed with an appropriate liquid, storage requirements vary, depending on what type of liquid was used.
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