penicillin G

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penicillin G

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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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Tenders are invited for Supply of benzyl penicillin sodium ip sterile 300kg
The patient was admitted in an isolated ward and after proper hydration and one dose of benzyl penicillin 1.2 million units, Pregnancy was terminated as follows--Tab.
The American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines recommend that the treatment regimen used is the same as that used for Enterococcus endocarditis [10], that is, a combination of ampicillin or benzyl penicillin plus gentamicin for a period of 4-6 weeks.
It was learned that the mother was being followed up from 2008 onwards due to the diagnosis of syphilis, and she had been treated with a total of 8 injections of benzyl penicillin during the pregnancy period (1.2 million units in the 22nd week, 2.4 million units in week 33, and 2.4 million units in the 34th week of gestational age).
The hydrolysis rate of benzyl penicillin (penicillin G sodium salt) was measured at I>> = 235 nm [17].
In all buffaloes, prophylactic antimicrobial and analgesic therapies were given with Benzyl penicillin (20000 lU/kg) and Meloxicam ([Melonex.sup.a]) (0.2 mg/kg) intramuscularly.
sciuri to benzyl penicillin, erythromycin and rifampicin were significantly different (P< 0.0001) as affected by the different concentrations of synthetic antimicrobials applied in the test.
The combination of Benzyl Penicillin and Gentamicin was given to 11(18.3%) patients while combination of Vancomycin and Gentamicin and Vancomycin alone was also given to 3(5%) and 6(10%) patients respectively.
Empirical treatment with flucloxacillin (2g 6-hourly) and benzyl penicillin (1.2g 6-hourly) was rationalised to benzyl penicillin alone 1.2g 4-hourly.
The recommended first-line drug of choice for proven meningococcal septicaemia is intravenous benzyl penicillin, with ceftriaxone or cefotaxime as empiric therapy for suspected bacterial meningitis.6 The emergence of drug-resistant meningococcus is increasingly worrisome.
ulcerans strains were susceptible to amoxicillin, benzyl penicillin, ceftriaxone, erythromycin, and tetracycline (MICs 0.19-0.5 [micro]g/mL) but less susceptible to clindamycin in vitro (MIC 2 [micro]g/mL).
The initial differential included cellulitis and septic arthritis, and intravenous flucloxacillin and benzyl penicillin were initiated.