Spamclox contains a fixed dose combinatioon of Ampicillin and Cloxacillin. SPAMCLOX is indicated for the treatment of severe bacterial infections, before infecting organism(s) is identified. It can be used for all suspected mixed Staphylococcal and Gram-negative infections.
Ampicillin has a narrow spectrum of activity and is mainly active against Gram positive bacilli, both gram positive and Gram negative cocci and spirochaetes. Cloxacillin has a similar spectrum of activity to Penicillin and it is also active against penicillinase producing organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus.