Benzylpenicillin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01CE01,S01AA14

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000061-33-6

Chemical Formula

C16-H18-N2-O4-S

Molecular Weight

334

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillin

Chemical Name

4-Thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-6-[(phenylacetyl)amino]- [2S-(2α,5α,6β)]-

Foreign Names

  • Benzylpenicillinum (Latin)
  • Benzylpenicillin (German)
  • Benzylpénicilline (French)
  • Bencilpenicilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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