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Benzylpenicillin

Also known as: Penicillin G

Description

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
J01CE01
Benzylpenicillin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01C Beta-lactam antibacterials, penicillins → J01CE Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillins
S01AA14
Benzylpenicillin
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AA Antibiotics

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

Australia

United States

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
BENZYLPENICILLIN SODIUM Powder for injection
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK