Active ingredients: Benzylpenicillin

Product name and form

Benzylpenicillin sodium 600mg Powder for Injection.

Pharmaceutical Form

Powder for injection.

White crystalline, water-soluble sterile powder.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each vial contains Benzylpenicillin sodium 600 mg.

Active Ingredient

Benzylpenicillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic. It is bacteriocidal by inhibiting bacterial cell wall biosynthesis. Penicillin resistance can be mediated by alteration of penicillin binding proteins or development of beta-lactamases.

List of Excipients


Pack sizes and marketing

Tubular type III glass vials sealed with bromobutyl rubber plugs with aluminium overseals or plastic ‘flip-top’ caps. This product is supplied in vials containing 600 mg of powder in boxes containing 10, 25, 50, and 100 vials.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

Genus Pharmaceuticals, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 06831/0213

December 1992/Renewal March 1998