Meticillin Drug Class
Meticillin is part of the drug class:
Beta lactamase resistant penicillins
This is not a complete list of Meticillindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Meticillin and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories – A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Meticillin falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Meticillin. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Meticillin, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take meticillin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Meticillin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Meticillin is available in the following doses:
- Methicillin 1 G Injectable Powder For Injection
- Methicillin 10 G Injectable Powder For Injection
- Methicillin 4 G Injectable Powder For Injection