Staph bacteria cause infections such as:
- Cutaneous (skin) infection
- Sepsis (infection in the blood with accompanied immune response)
- Osteitis (bone) infection
- Endocarditis (the inner lining of the heart muscles)
- Food poisoning
- Toxic shock syndrome (commonly attributed to tampon use)
How should I take oxacillin?
Oxacillin is primarily available in the parenteral (IV/IM) dosage form. This medication requires reconstitution with sterile water for injection prior to administration. Once reconstituted, this drug should be administered immediately. Do not take parenteral medications by mouth or by other routes.
How do I store oxacillin?
This drug should be stored at room temperature (20-25°C) and be protected from light. Do not allow this product to freeze. Always check the label before using this product. For safety, keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Do not use if the printed expiration date has passed, the vial seal has been broken, or the product has changed in color, odor, or consistency.
Do not dispose of this product by pouring it down the drain, toilet, or into the environment. Ask your pharmacist regarding the proper way and location of disposal.