cloxacillin


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cloxacillin

 [kloks″ah-sil´in]
a semisynthetic penicillin; its sodium salt is used in treating staphylococcal infections due to penicillinase-positive organisms.

cloxacillin

/clox·a·cil·lin/ (klok″sah-sil´in) a semisynthetic penicillin; used as the sodium salt to treat staphylococcal infections due to penicillinase-positive organisms.

cloxacillin

(klŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H18ClN3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.

cloxacillin

Infectious disease A beta-lactam penicillin that is not hydrolyzed by staphylococcal penicillinases, ie most isolates of S aureus and some coagulase-negative staphylococci are susceptible to cloxacillin; it is also useful for streptococci

cloxacillin

A semisynthetic penicillin antibiotic that resists the destructive penicillinase enzymes that some staphylococci produce. The drug also resists degradation by stomach acid and so can be taken by mouth. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name of a preparation combined with ampicillin is Ampiclox.

cloxacillin

a semisynthetic penicillin, resistant to β-lactamase and active against gram-positive bacteria.
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