Infectious Disease Compendium

Dicloxacillin (Dynapen®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 250- 500 mg po qid.

CrCl 80-50: 250- 500 mg po qid.

CrCl 50-10: 250- 500 mg po qid.

CrCl < 10: 250- 500 mg po qid.

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Ethinyl estradiol, mestranol, norelgestromin, norethindrone, norgestrel, warfarin.

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

MSSA and streptococci. Bronchitis, Cellulitis,Pharyngitis, Pneumonia.

Use for

Don't use for

Class

Anti staphylococcal penicillin.