Cloxil 250mg

Cloxacillin Capsules

Cloxacillin is an antibiotic belonging to the group of Penicillins. It is penicillinase resistant and is effective orally.

  • Pack Size 100 Capsules
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Cloxil 250mg is indicated for:

  • Infections caused by penicillinase producing staphylococci: skin and wound sepsis (especially in diabetics), cellulitis and breast abscess.

*** Always consult your doctor as these conditions might vary accordingly.

Upper respiratory tract infection:
Adults - 250mg orally every 6 hours for 7 to 14 days, depending on the nature and severity of the infection.
Children - 1 year to 18 years: 50 to 100mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours.

Skin infection:
Adults - 500mg orally every 6 hours for 7 days, or until 3 days, after acute inflammation resolves,
depending on the nature and severity of the infection.
Children - 1 year to 18 years: 50 to 100mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours.

Pneumonia:
Adults - 500mg orally every 6 hours for up to 21 days, depending on the nature and severity of the infection.
Children - 1 year to 18 years: 50 to 100mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours.

Cystitis:
Adults - 250mg orally every 6 hours for 3 to 7 days, depending on the nature and severity of the infection.

Cloxacillin is rarely indicated for the treatment of cystitis.


Cloxacillin is best absorbed when administered on an empty stomach, preferably 1 to 2 hours before meals.

** Refer attached Prescribing Details slip or Information Slip inside product Carton. Always follow Doctor Advice as directed.