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What is oxacillin sodium?

Oxacillin sodium is an antibiotic, which falls into the penicillinase-resistant penicillin drug class. Oxacillin sodium is used to treat infections, often staph infections. Usually given as an injection, oxacillin sodium can also be administered as an IV treatment. Depending on the length of treatment needed, it is possible that you may need to learn how to administer your own injections or IV doses of oxacillin sodium. If that is the case, you may need special instructions on the storage of oxacillin sodium between doses, as well as how to use and dispose of any medical supplies used such as vials and hypodermic syringes.

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