Johns Hopkins ABX GuideBrand Names

Methicillin

Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • No longer available in the U.S.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Similar indications to nafcillin and oxacillin.
  • Due to high rates of interstitial nephritis, now not commonly used.

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Last updated: April 5, 2016