nafcillin sodium


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nafcillin sodium

[nafsil′in]
an antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococci.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug or to other penicillins prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hypersensitivity reactions, nausea, and vomiting.

nafcillin sodium

(năf-sĭl′ĭn)
A semisynthetic penicillin that is penicillinase-resistant.