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a semisynthetic penicillin, with activity against certain gram-negative bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa; used as the disodium salt, administered intramuscularly or intravenously. It is also used as carbenicillin indanyl sodium, administered orally in the treatment of urinary tract infections and prostatitis.
A semisynthetic extended-spectrum penicillin active against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
carbenicillin/car·ben·i·cil·lin/ (kahr″ben-ĭ-sil´in) a semisynthetic penicillin, with activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and some other gram-negative bacteria; used as the disodium salt. It is also used as c. indanyl sodium in the treatment of urinary tract infections and prostatitis.
carbenicillinAn antibiotic of the penicillin group. Carboxy-benzyl-penicillin.
Semisynthetic extended-spectrum penicillin active against many bacteria.
n a semisynthetic penicillin that is acid resistant and rapidly absorbed from the small intestine and thus suitable for oral administration.
an extended-spectrum penicillin, prepared as both the disodium and the potassium salt, particularly effective against gram-negative bacteria, including some strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Proteus spp. Carbenicillin indanyl is suitable for oral administration.