phenoxymethylpenicillin


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pen·i·cil·lin V

a penicillin derivative containing a phenoxyacetyl group; obtained from Penicillium chrysogenum Q 176; a crystalline nonhydroscopic acid, stable even in high humidity; it resists destruction by gastric juice; the potassium salt is used orally; precursor for the synthesis of analogue of cephalosporin C.

phenoxymethylpenicillin

A synthetic PENICILLIN. A brand name is Crystapen V. The drug is on the WHO official list.

phenoxymethylpenicillin

see phenoxymethyl penicillin.