- Penicillin G
- Accession Number
A penicillin derivative commonly used in the form of its sodium or potassium salts in the treatment of a variety of infections. It is effective against most gram-positive bacteria and against gram-negative cocci. It has also been used as an experimental convulsant because of its actions on GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID mediated synaptic transmission.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Piperacillin A penicillin antibiotic combined with tazobactam to treat piperacillin-resistant, piperacillin/tazobactam susceptible, β-lactamase generating strains of several bacteria. Ampicillin A penicillin derivative used for the treatment of a variety of infections caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria as well as some anaerobes. Phenoxymethylpenicillin A penicillin antibiotic used to prevent and treat mild to moderately severe infections in the respiratory tract, skin, and soft tissues. Carbenicillin For the treatment of acute and chronic infections of the upper and lower urinary tract and in asymptomatic bacteriuria due to susceptible strains of bacteria. Mezlocillin Used to treat serious gram–negative infections of the lungs, urinary tract, and skin. Amoxicillin A penicillin derivative used for the treatment of infections caused by gram-positive bacteria, in particular streptococcal bacteria causing upper respiratory tract infections. Azlocillin For the treatment of infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, and Haemophilus influenzae. Bacampicillin An ampicillin prodrug used to treat various susceptible bacterial infections in the body, such as respiratory infections and skin and subcutaneous tissue infections. Pivampicillin An ampicillin prodrug used to treat a variety of infections. Carindacillin A penicillin antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections, but is no longer marketed in the USA. Procaine benzylpenicillin A local anesthetic and antibiotic combination for intramuscular injection to treat a variety of bacterial infections while reducing pain from a deep intramuscular injection. Sultamicillin A mutual prodrug of ampicillin and sulbactam useful in the treatment of infections caused by beta-lactamase-producing bacteria. Epicillin Not Annotated Carfecillin Not Annotated Sulbenicillin Not Annotated Talampicillin Not Annotated Aspoxicillin Not Annotated Metampicillin Metampicillin is a penicillin antibiotic prepared by the reaction of ampicillin with formaldehyde. It is hydrolysed in aqueous solution to form ampicillin. Hydrolysis is rapid under acid conditions like the... Benzylpenicillin A penicillin used for the treatment of infections caused by gram-positive cocci, in particular streptococcal infections. This form of penicillin is typically used in intravenous or long-acting injectable formulations due to poor oral absorption.
- Drugs & Drug Targets