penicillin G


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penicillin G

n.
The most common component of most penicillin preparations, used usually in the form of its stable salts, and injected to treat infections caused primarily by gram-positive bacteria. Also called benzylpenicillin.
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Noun1.penicillin G - the penicillin that constitutes the principal component of many commercial antibiotics
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
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Contract awarded for "penicillin with penicillin g sodium, parenteral powder for use 4,000,000
Examples include penicillin G, nafcillin, and piperacillin, which are more likely to be utilized in the inpatient setting.
For patients unlikely to complete the full 10-day course of oral antibiotic therapy, an intramuscular injection of benzathine penicillin G is preferred.
1) More severe infections should be treated with 4 to 6 weeks of parenteral penicillin G followed by 6 to 12 months of oral penicillin V.
Intravenous penicillin G remains in short supply nationwide and may not be widely available again until late 2000.
Marsam Pharmaceuticals is a major manufacturer of penicillin G (potassium and sodium) in finished product vials in the United States.
NYSE: KG) today announced that it has begun distributing Bicillin([R]) C-R (penicillin G benzathine and penicillin G procaine injectable suspension) manufactured at the Company's dedicated penicillin manufacturing facility in Rochester, Michigan.
Cross-allergenicity of penicillin G and related substances.
The testing was done with skin prick tests using penicillin ma jot determinant and two minor determinants, penicillin G and penicillin A, and negative skin prick tests were followed with an intradermal test.
will provide limited supplies of penicillin G sodium from the Austrian firm Biochemie GmbH under an emergency allocation program, the Food and Drug Administration announced in late January.
pneumoniae with reduced susceptibility to penicillin G increased from 3.