Dicloxacillin Sodium 250mg (NDC: 0093-3123)

Name:

Dicloxacillin Sodium 250mg

NDC:

0093-3123

Generic Name:

Dicloxacillin Sodium

Strength:

250mg

Form:

Capsule

Labeler:

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Shape:

Capsule

Color:

Green;green

Imprint:

TEVA;3123

Medication Class:

Penicillin Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Dicloxacillin Sodium

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category B)

Illustration:

Pill Illustration: Dicloxacillin Sodium 250mg (0093-3123)

About this medication

Dicloxacillin Sodium is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a capsule, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Penicillin Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs. It is good only for infections caused by Penicillin Antibiotic sensitive germs.

How does it work

Dicloxacillin belongs to a group of medications called Penicillin Antibiotics. It works by killing the germs when the germs try to grow. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.

How to use it

This medication comes as a capsule. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

More Information

Read more about Dicloxacillin Sodium 250mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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