Benzylpenicillin

What is Benzylpenicillin?

Benzylpenicillin (INN, AAN, BAN), also known as penicillin G, (USAN) is a narrow spectrum penicillin antibiotic that is given intravenously or intramuscularly as a treatment for syphilis, meningitis, endocarditis, pneumonia, lung abscesses and septicaemia in children. Penicillin G is typically given by injection parenterally, bypassing the intestines, because it is unstable in the highly acidic stomach. Because the drug is given parenterally, higher tissue concentrations of penicillin G can be achieved than is possible with phenoxymethylpenicillin. These higher concentrations translate to increased antibacterial activity.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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My heart valve have shrink it's size is MVA 1.58 MM now. we keep on taking pencom 12 lac 💉
it have gone 12 year to take it but we don't want to...

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repository penicillin (benzathine benzylpenicillin) is the most effective

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In 2011 my vdrl test was non reactive.
In 2014 I got vdrl result as reactive. TPHA positive.
Titre 1 : 2...

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Syphilis positive. Inj Penicillin in form of benzathine benzylpenicillin.

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Welcome and thanks for posting...

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Hi I have been prescribed Penicillin VK ( Phenoxymethylpenicillin ) 500 mg 4 times a day for tonsilitus and am currently 25 weeks pregnant. Just a...

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penicillin V is safe....you can take that.It does not cause birth defects.It is a category B drug,safe in pregnancy.

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