Bactocill in Dextrose

Name: Bactocill in Dextrose

Uses of Bactocill in Dextrose

  • It is used to treat bacterial infections.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Bactocill in Dextrose?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take this medicine. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • Very bad and sometimes deadly allergic side effects have rarely happened. Talk with your doctor.
  • Have your blood work checked if you are on Bactocill in Dextrose for a long time. Talk with your doctor.
  • Do not use longer than you have been told. A second infection may happen.
  • If you are on a low-sodium or sodium-free diet, talk with your doctor. Some of these products have sodium.
  • Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
  • If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with care. You could have more side effects.
  • Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work as well to prevent pregnancy. Use some other kind of birth control also like a condom when taking Bactocill in Dextrose.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this medicine while you are pregnant.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

How is this medicine (Bactocill in Dextrose) best taken?

Use Bactocill in Dextrose as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • It is given as a shot into a muscle or as an infusion into a vein over a period of time.
  • It is given as a shot into a vein.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Call your doctor to find out what to do.

How do I store and/or throw out Bactocill in Dextrose?

  • If you need to store this medicine at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.

Consumer Information Use and Disclaimer

  • If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
  • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
  • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
  • Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
  • Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
  • Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Bactocill in Dextrose, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only the healthcare provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for a specific patient. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about Bactocill in Dextrose (oxacillin). It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from the healthcare provider. You must talk with the healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using Bactocill in Dextrose.

Review Date: October 4, 2017

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