Cloxacillin is a semisynthetic penicillinase-resistant antibiotic. It used to treat various bacterial infections in a different part of the human body especially caused by strains of staphylococci.
Cloxacillin is commonly used to treat inflammation of the ear canal, called otitis externa, various respiratory infections like pneumonia, for example. It can also be prescribed to treat septic arthritis and cellulitis as well as osteomyelitis and endocarditis.
Various forms of Cloxacillin presented on the market, such as capsules, granules, and powder for solution. It must be taken by mouth or by injection respectively. Cloxacillin is offered under several brand names, Tegopen is one of them. In addition to the original brand products, you can buy one of Cloxacillin generic equivalents, which will be offered for a lower price.
It is important to remember that Cloxacillin is not effective in treating virus infections like a common cold. Use it to treat bacterial infections only.