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carbenicillin

 [kahr″ben-ĭ-sil´in]
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.

car·ben·i·cil·lin

(kar-ben'i-sil'in),
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.

carbenicillin

An antibiotic of the penicillin group. Carboxy-benzyl-penicillin.

car·ben·i·cil·lin

(kahr-ben'i-sil'in)
Semisynthetic extended-spectrum penicillin active against many bacteria.

carbenicillin (kärben´isil´in),

n a semisynthetic penicillin that is acid resistant and rapidly absorbed from the small intestine and thus suitable for oral administration.

carbenicillin

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.
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Maximum resistance was determined for Ampicillin, Novobiocin, Tetracycline, streptomycin and Penicillin, sensitive to Erythromycin, Carbenicillin, and Polymyxin B and resistance tests for Rifampicin and Chloramphenicol was intermediate status (table 2).
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There is no question that the addition of new antibiotics and otic drops improves our ability to cure more patients, just as the introduction of gentamicin and carbenicillin radically changed the previously universally fatal course of malignant otitis externa.
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