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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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.
The hydrolysis rate of benzyl penicillin (penicillin G sodium salt) was measured at I>> = 235 nm [17].
0 Table 5: Antibiotics use in SSI following LSCS Antibiotic Frequency Percent-age Ampicillin 26 52 Ampicillin plus Metronidazole 14 28 Ampicillin, Metronidazole 1 2 and Amikacin Benzyl penicillin, Amikacin 2 4 and Cloxacillin Benzyl penicillin, Gentamycin 2 4 Cefotaxime and 3 6 metronidazole Piperacillin/Tazobactam 2 4 plus Amikacin
sciuri to benzyl penicillin, erythromycin and rifampicin were significantly different (P< 0.
Empirical treatment with flucloxacillin (2g 6-hourly) and benzyl penicillin (1.
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.
ulcerans strains were susceptible to amoxicillin, benzyl penicillin, ceftriaxone, erythromycin, and tetracycline (MICs 0.
The initial differential included cellulitis and septic arthritis, and intravenous flucloxacillin and benzyl penicillin were initiated.