Carbenicillin

What is Carbenicillin?

Carbenicillin is a bacteriolytic antibiotic belonging to the carboxypenicillin subgroup of the penicillins. It was discovered by scientists at Beecham and marketed as Pyopen. It has Gram-negative coverage which includes Pseudomonas aeruginosa but limited Gram-positive coverage. The carboxypenicillins are susceptible to degradation by beta-lactamase enzymes, although they are more resistant than ampicillin to degradation. Carbenicillin is also more stable at lower pH than ampicillin.

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Complete eradication with antibiotics advised.

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Hello, I am 32 years (female). I have a problem, chronic cystitis. It all started in July 2013, there were pains when urinating, and burning...

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Dr i was working as lab technician in tamil nadu , india
my regular patient had urinary track infection for the past few...

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