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Dynapen

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

Dynapen
(dicloxacillin sodium) Capsules

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Dicloxacillin sodium is a semisynthetic antibiotic substance which resists destruction by the enzyme penicillinase (beta-lactamase). It is monosodium (2S,5R,6R)-6-(3-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)5-methyl-4-isoxazolecarboxamido]-3,3-dimethyl-7-OXO-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0] heptane-2-carboxylate monohydrate.

Dicloxacillin is administered orally via capsule form or powder for reconstitution.

Inactive Ingredients: Capsules: Magnesium Stearate.

  • Capsule Shell and print Constituents:
  • D& C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake,
  • FD& C Blue #l Aluminum Lake,
  • FD& C Blue #2 Aluminum Lake,
  • FD& C Red #40 Aluminum Lake,
  • Gelatin, Pharmaceutical Glaze, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Synthetic Black Iron Oxide, Tiinium Dioxide and may contain Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium and/or Propylene Glycol.

What are the possible side effects of dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
  • diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
  • easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
  • urinating less than usual or not at...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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