benzyl penicillin

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pen·i·cil·lin G

a commonly used penicillin compound; it comprises 85% of the penicillin salts: sodium, potassium, aluminum, and procaine, with the latter exerting prolonged action on intramuscular injection, because of limited solubility. An antibiotic obtained from the mold Penicillium chrysogenum used orally and parenterally; primarily active against gram-positive staphylococci and streptococci; destroyed by bacterial β-lactamase.
penicillin G,
, benzyl penicillin (ben'zil-pen'i-sil'in)
Synonym(s): penicillin G.
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She had meningitis symptoms, so within minutes I gave her benzyl penicillin before pre-alerting the hospital.
Both agents are first-generation cephalosporins and have side chains similar to those of benzyl penicillin, which may explain the high incidence of cross-reactivity (3).
Benzyl penicillin, ceftriaxone, and chloramphenicol were tested.
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