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.
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Erythromycin and phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin V) in the treatment of respiratory tract infections as related to microbiological findings and serum C-reactive protein.
of prescriptions Agent 1 2 [is greater than All or equal to] 3 Tetracyclines 16 15 26 16 Pivmecillinam 1 4 0 Phenoxymethylpenicillin 14 7 0 24 Amoxycillin 15 4 0 Cephalosporins First-generation 17 15 47 Second/third-generation 4 4 0 26 Sulphatrimethoprim 14 25 18 14 Macrolides 8 22 0 8 Quinolones 3 4 9 4 Others 8 0 0 8 Women No.
The prescribed antimicrobial agents were given as prescriptions per 1,000 inhabitants ages [less than or equal to] 6 years per season, and all prescriptions of phenoxymethylpenicillin (PcV), ampicillin/amoxicillin (including amoxicillin+ clavulanic acid), cephalosporins, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, macrolides, clindamycin, and other antimicrobial drugs (grouped together) were registered.