What is Dicloxacillin?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Dicloxacillin is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic used to treat gram-positive bacterial infections which are resistant to penicillin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dicloxacillin

Side effect Patients Percentage
General ill feeling 1
Metallic taste in mouth 1
Nausea 1


Based on patients currently taking Dicloxacillin

Dosage Patients Percentage
250 mg four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dicloxacillin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Dicloxacillin


Currently taking Dicloxacillin

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Dicloxacillin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Dicloxacillin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Cefuroxime (Ceftin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dicloxacillin.