Pen G is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tra... View More
Uses of Pen G
Side effects of Pen G
How to use Pen G
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pen G may be taken with or... View More
How Pen G works
Pen G is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to surv... View More
Meningitis, Anthrax, Community-acquired pneumonia, Bacterial endocarditis, Septicemia, Diphtheria, Syphilis, Cellulitis, Infective endocarditis, Gonorrh... View More
IM Administration Do not inject near artery or nerve (may result in permanent neurologic damage) Neonates, infants, small children: Midlateral aspec... View More
Adult: IV Bacterial endocarditis W/ aminoglycoside: 1.2 g 4 hrly. Intrapartum prophylaxis against group B streptococcal infection Initial: 3 g, then 1.5... View More
Infant & Children: Bacterial Infection IV, IM 100,000–250,000 U/kg/day q4–6h Max daily dose is 24 million U.
Renal impairment: Dosing interval should be no more frequent than every 8-10 hr.
Hypersensitivity to penicillins.
Mode of Action
Benzylpenicillin has a bactericidal action against gram-positive bacteria, gram-negative cocci, some other gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes and actin... View More
Very high doses in poor renal function (risk of neurotoxicity) or heart failure. Avoid contact, skin sensitization may occur. Monitor serum potassium co... View More
Hypersensitivity reactions including uticaria; fever; joint pains; rashes; angioedema; serum sickness-like reactions; haemolytic anaemia; interstitial n... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: Excreted into breast milk, caution advised
Probenecid Increases and prolongs serum penicillin levels. Tetracycline May antagonize the bactericidal effect of penicillin.
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