Cloxacillin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Cloxacillin (cloxacillin systemic) is a member of the drug class penicillinase resistant penicillins and is used to treat Bladder Infection, Pneumonia, Skin and Structure Infection and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01CF02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000061-72-3

Chemical Formula

C19-H18-Cl-N3-O5-S

Molecular Weight

435

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Beta-lactamase resistant penicillin

Chemical Name

6-[3-(o-Chlorophenyl)-5-methyl-4-isoxazolecarboxamido]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Cloxacillin (OS: BAN)
  • Cloxacillina (OS: DCIT)
  • Cloxacilline (OS: DCF)
  • Cloxacillin Benzathine (OS: BANM)
  • Cloxacilline, comp. with N,N'-dibenzylethylenediamine (IS)
  • Cloxacillin Benzathine (PH: BP vet. 2011, USP 34)
  • Cloxacillin Sodium (OS: BANM, JAN, USAN)
  • BRL 1621 (IS: Beecham)
  • P 25 (IS)
  • Cloxacillin Sodium (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Cloxacillin sodium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Cloxacillin Sodium Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Cloxacilline (sodique) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Cloxacillin-Natrium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Cloxacillinum natricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Aclox
    Southshourne, Kenya
  • Amclo (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Abbott, India; Union, Taiwan
  • Amclocin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Synpac-Kingdom, Taiwan
  • Amcopen (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Karachi Chemical, Pakistan
  • Ampiclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Europharm, Romania; Glaxo, Pakistan; GlaxoSmithKline, Bahrain; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman
  • Ampiclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Poland
  • Ampicloxacillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Haji Medicine, Pakistan
  • Ampi-Plus (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Donvalley, Pakistan
  • Amplus (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Bosch, Pakistan
  • Ampoxin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Unichem, India
  • Anclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Ankaz, Pakistan
  • Anglocin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Anglopak, Pakistan
  • Apen (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Xixia, South Africa
  • Apoclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    PDH, Pakistan
  • Auropen Inj.
    Cirin, Pakistan
  • Baxin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Hetero, India
  • Betaclox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Ajanta, India
  • Bioceena (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Mediceena, Pakistan
  • Biocillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    CCL, Pakistan
  • Bioclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Geofman, Pakistan
  • Boschoclox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Bosch, Pakistan
  • Broadiclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Alkem, India
  • Clomentin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Elder, India
  • Clompic (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Aglowmed, India
  • Clompic Neonate (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (pediatric))
    Aglowmed, India
  • Cloxacil
    Saiph, Tunisia
  • Cloxacilina Andromaco
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Cloxacilina Mintlab
    Mintlab, Chile
  • Cloxacilina
    Terbol, Peru
  • Cloxacillin RX
    R.X., Thailand
  • Cloxam
    MacroPhar, Thailand
  • Cloxam (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Cloxatin
    Lerd Singh, Myanmar
  • Cloxazilina Pharma Genexx
    Pharma Genexx, Chile
  • Cloxcin
    DHA, Hong Kong
  • Cloxgen
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Cloxiran
    Cosar, Oman
  • Curaclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • DC (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Abbott, India
  • Duoclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    FDC, India
  • Galaclox (veterinary use)
    CP-Pharma, Poland
  • Klatoclox (veterinary use)
    Klat, Germany
  • Klox
    Hetero, India; NPI, Oman
  • Kloxerate (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animal Health, Luxembourg
  • Kloxerate DC (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Kloxerate Gold DC (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Kloxerate Plus DC (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Kloxerate Plus Milking Cow (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Lactaclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Loxzalin
    Pond's Chemical, Thailand
  • Mastipent (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Luxembourg
  • Megamox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Garec, South Africa
  • Mytimox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Panacea, India
  • Noroclox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Opticlox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Orbenin Dry Cow (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Orbenin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; Pliva Hrvatska, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Orbenin (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Orbenin Extra Dry Cow (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Orbenin L.A. (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Pencloxin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Lagap, Oman
  • Pulmoclox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Micro B & B, India
  • Roscilox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Sheptaclox DC (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Staphymox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Leben, India
  • Suprimox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Tormoxin Plus (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Torrent, India
  • Tresmox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Abbott, India
  • Vaclox
    Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Vamcloxil
    Vamsler, Philippines
  • Vetriclox (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Germany
  • Viccillin S (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Meiji, Thailand
  • Z Plus (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Aurobindo, India
  • Ampiclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Biclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Bovaclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand; Norbrook Laboratoires Ltd., Israel; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia; Scan Vet, Poland; Vet Medic, Finland
  • Boviclox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, United States
  • Bovimast (veterinary use)
    Bimeda, Ireland
  • Chanamast (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Cloxacillin Norbrook (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Austria
  • Cloxacillin-Benzathin (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Cloxadry (Cloxacillin and Ampicllin (veterinary use))
    Bayer Tiergesundheit, Austria
  • Cloxagel (Cloxacillin and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Novartis Santé Animale, France
  • Cloxagel forte (Cloxacillin and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Austria
  • Cloxalene (veterinary use)
    Ati, Italy; Fatro, Italy
  • Cloxamam (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Cloxamp (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, New Zealand
  • Cloxavan (veterinary use)
    Vana, Austria
  • Cloxine (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Coxalin TS (veterinary use)
    Alvetra u. Werfft, Austria
  • Curaclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Cuxavet TS Ogris (veterinary use)
    Ogris, Austria
  • Diclomam (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Luxembourg
  • Dry Clox (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States
  • Dryclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Drycloxa-Kel (veterinary use)
    Kela, Belgium
  • Elaclox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Ilium Opticillin (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Juraclox L.A. (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Juraclox (veterinary use)
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Kloxerate (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Scanvet, Finland
  • Kloxerate (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge, Belgium
  • Kloxérate (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Masticillin (veterinary use)
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Mastrinal (Cloxacillin and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Noroclox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, New Zealand; Norbrook, South Africa; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Opticlox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Orbenin Dry Cow (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Orbenin Enduro (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Australia
  • Orbenin Extra Dry Cow (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Orbenin (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer Animal Health, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pfizer Santé Animale, France; Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Orbenor (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Seroclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, Austria
  • Syntarpen (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Tarigent (Cloxacillin and Gentamicin (veterinary use))
    Veterinaria, Switzerland
  • Tarigermel (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Vetoscon (veterinary use)
    Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany
  • Vetriclox (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Germany
  • Wedeclox (veterinary use)
    WDT, Germany
  • Cloxacillin-TS (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, Germany
  • Cloxagel (veterinary use)
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Cloxasel (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany
  • Cloxin (veterinary use)
    Veyx, Germany
  • Forticlox (Cloxacillin and Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Mammin (veterinary use)
    Animedic, Germany
  • Stapenor Retard (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany
  • A-Clox
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Amclocillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Ampiclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bahrain
  • Ampiclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Ampicloxacin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Sinton, Taiwan; Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Ampi-Kur (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Switzerland
  • An Mei Lin
    Welman, China
  • Anaclosil
    IFET, Greece; Pliva, Slovenia; Reig Jofre, Spain
  • Ancocillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Aniclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Animedic, Germany; aniMedica, Austria; aniMedica, Poland
  • Apo-Cloxi
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Hong Kong; Apotex, Vietnam
  • Auropen
    Cirin, Pakistan
  • Avastoph
    Medic+Aid, Philippines
  • Boie Cloxacillin
    Boie, Philippines
  • Caxin
    Hovid, Philippines
  • Clobex
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Clocsamed
    Le Jumont, Philippines
  • Clompic (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Aglowmed, India
  • Clopen
    Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences, Philippines
  • Cloxa MH
    M & H, Thailand
  • Cloxa T.O.
    T. O. Chemicals, Thailand; TO Chemicals, Myanmar
  • Cloxacel
    Seven Stars, Thailand
  • Cloxacilina Normon
    Normon, Spain
  • Cloxacilina Sodica L.CH.
    Chile, Chile
  • Cloxacillin ACS
    ACS, Norway
  • Cloxacillin Community Pharm
    Community, Thailand
  • Cloxacillin Osoth
    Osoth, Thailand
  • Cloxacillin Sinphar
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Cloxacillin Sodium
    Kapl, Malaysia
  • Cloxacillin Stragen
    Stragen, Norway; Stragen Nordic, Finland; Stragen Nordic, Sweden
  • Cloxacillin-Fresenius Vials
    Bodene, South Africa
  • Cloxaco
    Sel-J, Philippines
  • Cloxa-coli (Cloxacillin and Colistin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Switzerland
  • Cloxagel (Cloxacillin and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Austria; Virbac, New Zealand
  • Cloxal
    Altomed, Philippines
  • Cloxalin
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Cloxamed TS (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Poland
  • Cloxampicillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Union, Taiwan
  • Cloxampicin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Panbiotic, Taiwan
  • Cloxamycin (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Cloxanbin
    ANB, Thailand
  • Cloxasian
    Asian, Thailand
  • Cloxgen
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Cloxicap
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Cloxil
    Doctor's Chemical Works, Bangladesh
  • Cloxin
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa; Medhaus, Philippines; Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Cloxisyrup
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Cloxi-Z
    Ziska, Bangladesh; Ziska, Myanmar
  • CLX
    Novagen Pharma, Philippines
  • Coliclox (Cloxacillin and Colistin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Corbin
    Pharmadica, Thailand
  • Dariclox (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Dicillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Ekvacillin
    AstraZeneca, Iceland; Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden
  • Encloxil
    Pharmacare, Philippines
  • Eraclox
    Unison, Philippines
  • Ficlox
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Gaofen
    General Sanyang Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • Gelstamp (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany
  • Gentamam (Cloxacillin and Gentamicin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • HI-Clox
    Hudson, Bangladesh
  • Jielite (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Weikang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Jogen
    General Drugs House, Philippines
  • Kaifa (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    General Sanyang Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • K-Cil
    T P Drug, Thailand
  • Kloxerate (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Scanvet, Finland
  • Kloxitas
    Umedica, Philippines
  • Lactaclox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, New Zealand; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia; Scan Vet, Poland
  • Lewinex
    Lewison, Philippines
  • Lidoxin
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison, Singapore; Unison, Thailand
  • Loxacin
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Loxavit
    Vitamed, Israel
  • Mammicine (Cloxacillin and Colistin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Mammitel (Cloxacillin and Colistin (veterinary use))
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Masticlox (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Mastipent (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Austria; Merial GmbH, Germany
  • Medaclox
    Sydenham, Philippines
  • Medix
    IAE, Philippines
  • Meiclox
    Meiji, Thailand
  • Meixam
    Meiji, Indonesia
  • Monoclox
    Medochemie, Malaysia
  • Navaclox
    Navana, Bangladesh
  • Neoclox (Cloxacillin and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Germany
  • Neomastipra Lac (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin (veterinary use))
    Laboratorios Hipra, Poland
  • Noroclox (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Novaclox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Cipla, Vietnam
  • Orbenil
    Sandoz, Israel
  • Orbenin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Ethiopia; IFET, Greece
  • Orbenin (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Orbenin Long Acting (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg
  • Orbénine
    Astellas, France
  • Oxaclen
    MedGen, Philippines
  • Pannox
    Panpharma-Meinz, Philippines
  • Patriflex
    Largen Med, Philippines
  • Penclodar (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Dar Al Dawa, Oman
  • Penivet (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Penstapho-N
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg
  • Pharex Cloxacillin
    Pascual, Philippines
  • Pharmaniaga Cloxacillin
    Pharmaniaga, Malaysia
  • Pharmawealth Lab Cloxacillin
    Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences, Philippines
  • Phil Pharmawealth/Karnataka Cloxacillin Sodium
    Karnataka, Philippines
  • RiteMED Cloxacillin
    RiteMED, Philippines
  • Secloxin
    Swiss Health, Philippines
  • Sinaclox
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Sinclocillin (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Socloxin
    Olan-Kemed, Thailand
  • Solaze
    Lloyd, Philippines
  • Staflocil
    Orion, Finland
  • Staphyclox
    Norma Hellas, Greece
  • Suprimox (Cloxacillin and Amoxicillin)
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Syntarpen
    Polfa Tarchomin, Poland
  • Syntarpen (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Syntoclox
    Codal-Synto, Thailand
  • Viccillin S (Cloxacillin and Ampicillin)
    Meiji Seika Kaisha, Japan
  • Vivarin
    Roddensers, Philippines
  • Wedeclox (veterinary use)
    WDT, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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