Benzylpenicillin

Penicillin G

Description

Benzylpenicillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic. It is bacteriocidal by inhibiting bacterial cell wall biosynthesis. Penicillin resistance can be mediated by alteration of penicillin binding proteins or development of beta-lactamases.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Benzylpenicillin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01C Beta-lactam antibacterials, penicillins → J01CE Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillins
Benzylpenicillin
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AA Antibiotics

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