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Active Ingredient(s): Nafcillin
FDA Approved: * October 11, 1965
Pharm Company: * WYETH AYERST
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



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Nafcillin sodium is a narrow-spectrum[1] beta-lactam antibiotic[2] of the penicillin class. As a beta-lactamase-resistant penicillin, it is used to treat infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, in particular, species of staphylococci that are resistant to other penicillins. Nafcillin is considered therapeutically equivalent to oxacillin, although one retrospective study found greater rates of hypokalemia and acute kidney injury in patients taking nafcillin...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nafcillin
  • Capsule: 250mg
  • For Solution: 250mg/5ml
  • Injection: 10g, 10gm/vial, 1g, 1gm/vial, 20gm/vial, 2g, 2gm/vial, 4gm/vial, 500mg/vial
  • Tablet: 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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