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Oxacillin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Oxacillin is also known as: Bactocill

Medically reviewed on Dec 28, 2016

Oxacillin Pregnancy Warnings

Oxacillin has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Oxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Oxacillin Breastfeeding Warnings

Oxacillin is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Adverse effects in the nursing infant are unlikely. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering oxacillin to nursing women.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Bactocill (oxacillin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Bactocill (oxacillin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.

Further information

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