Drug Interactions

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

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, liver failure, or cirrhosis
  • 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 Nafcillin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)

What If I Overdose on Nafcillin?

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

How Should Nafcillin Be Stored?

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

Nafcillin Antibiotic Information

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