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a semisynthetic, acid- and penicillinase-resistant penicillin antibiotic effective against staphylococcal infections; administered orally or parenterally as the sodium salt.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C21H22N2O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.
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nafcillinA semisynthetic penicillinase-resistant penicillin
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