OXACLEN (CLOXACILLIN SODIUM)

FORMULATION:
CAPSULE:
Each capsule contains:
Cloxacillin(as sodium) 50 mg

SUSPENSION:
Each 5 ml (1teaspoonful) of constituted granules contains:
Cloxacillin (as sodium) 125mg/250 mg

INDICATONS:
Gram-positive infections including those caused by B-lactamase producing staphylococci. Skin and soft tissue infection i.e. boils/carbuncles abscesses , cellulitis , infected wounds, infected burns, protection for skin grafts, infected skin conditions associated with ulcer and eczema. Respiratory tract/upper respiratory tract infections i.e. pneumonia lung abscesses, emphysema, sinusitis, pharyngitis, otitis media, tonsilitis media, tonsilitis, quinsy. Other infections caused by cloxacillin-sensitive organism i.e. osteomyelitis, staphylococci, enterocolitis, septicemia, urinary tract infections.

DOSAGE:
Adult: Mild to moderate infections 250 mg every 6 hours. Severe infections; 500 mg every 6 hours or as prescribed by a physician.

Cloxacillin 125 mg / 5 ml suspension
Children: 1 to 2 years: 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) 3 to 10 years: 15 mL (teaspoonful) to be taken every 6 hours. Cloxacillin 250 mg / 5 mL Suspension Children: 1 to 2 years: 10 mL 2 teaspoonful to be taken every 6 hours. Should be given about 30 minutes before or at least 2 hours after meal as the presence of food in the stomach reduces absorption or as prescribed by the physician.

DIRECTION FOR RECONSTITION:
To make 60 mL suspension, add 40 mL (8 teaspoonful) of water and shake until contents are evenly suspended. The suspension is stable for 14 days under refrigeration (2-8c) and 7 days if stored at temperature not exceeding 30 c.

AVAILABILITY:
Capsule; 500 mg x 100’s(blister pack in boxes)
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL x 60 mL; Banana Flavor 250 mg/5 mL x 60 mL; Bubblegum Flavor and Caramel.