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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Procaine Penicillin G 15 lac units, Penicillin G sodium 5 lac unitsStreptomycin Sulphate 2.
CHICAGO -- A single 2-g dose of azithromycin cures early syphilis as effectively as injected penicillin G benzathine.
Optimal treatment for rat-bite fever is penicillin G given intravenously for 7 to 10 days, followed by penicillin V taken orally for 7 days.
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.
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.
and the Food and Drug Administration are warning physicians about the inappropriate use of Bicillin C-R (penicillin G benzathine and penicillin G procaine injectable suspension) for the treatment of syphilis.
Standard drug treatment for GABHS is either one dose of injectable penicillin G benzathine or two to three doses of oral penicillin a day for 1O days.
The recent Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines issued in 2006 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends penicillin G as the preferred treatment of all stages of syphilis.
Several studies suggest that in acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, the bacteriologic failure rate increases with penicillin G MICs.