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Phenoxymethylpenicillin

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01CE02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000087-08-1

Chemical Formula

C16-H18-N2-O5-S

Molecular Weight

350

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillin

Chemical Name

An antibiotic in which the benzyl group of penzylpenicillin has been replaced by a phenoxymethyl group (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Phenoxymethylpenicillinum (Latin)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin (German)
  • Phénoxyméthylpénicilline (French)
  • Fenoximetilpenicilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fenossimetilpenicillina (OS: DCIT)
  • Penicillin V (OS: USAN)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin (OS: BAN)
  • Phénoxyméthylpénicilline (OS: DCF)
  • Phenomycilline (IS)
  • Penicillin V (PH: USP 41)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9.1, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Phénoxyméthylpénicilline (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.1, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Penicillin V Benzathine (OS: USAN)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Benzathine (OS: JAN)
  • DBED-Penicillin V (IS)
  • Penicillin V Benzathine (PH: USP 41)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Benzathin (PH: ÖAB 2009)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillini benzathinum (PH: ÖAB 2009)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Calcium (PH: BP 1988, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillinum calcicum (PH: Ph. Int. 7)
  • Penicillin V Potassium (OS: USAN)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Penicillin V Potassium (PH: USP 41)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin potassium (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.1)
  • Phénoxyméthylpénicilline potassique (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin-Kalium (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.1)
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillinum kalicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.1, Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Arcasin 1.5 Mio
    Engelhard, Kuwait
  • Arcasin Mio
    Engelhard, Kuwait
  • Baycubis [veterinary use]
    Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Crystapen V
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bangladesh
  • Cytapen
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Fenoximetilpenicilina
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • G-Penicillin
    Gonoshasthaya, Bangladesh
  • H-pen
    Hudson, Bangladesh
  • Infectocillin
    IFET, Greece
  • Infectocillin 250
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Klonapentil
    Klonal, Argentina
  • Medicilina
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Oracilline
    ADWYA, Tunisia; UCB Pharma, France
  • Ospen
    Biocheme, Egypt; Biochemie, Kuwait; Biochemie, Lithuania; Lek, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Novartis, Venezuela; Saiph, Tunisia; Sandoz, Egypt; Sandoz, Indonesia; Sandoz, Lebanon; Sandoz, Lithuania; Sandoz, Malaysia; Sandoz, Oman
  • Ospen 1 000 000 NE
    Sandoz, Hungary
  • Ospen 1 500 000 NE
    Sandoz, Hungary
  • Ospen 1000
    Sandoz, Austria
  • Ospen 1500
    Sandoz, Austria
  • Ospen 400
    Novartis, Uruguay
  • Ospen 400 000 NE/5 ml
    Sandoz, Hungary
  • Ospen 500 000 NE
    Sandoz, Hungary
  • Ospen 750 000 NE/5 ml
    Sandoz, Hungary
  • Pen Oral
    Sanofi-Aventis, Argentina
  • Pen os
    Sandoz, Egypt
  • Pen V General Drugs House
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Penicilina Fenoximetil Mintlab
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Penicilina Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Penicillin V Athlone
    Athlone, Hong Kong
  • Peni-V
    Saiph, Tunisia
  • Pen-Os
    Sandoz, Turkey
  • Penvik forte
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Penvik-DS
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Phenoxyl-VK
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin
    AFT, New Zealand; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Cherubino, Malta; P & D, Malta
  • Potencil [veterinary use]
    Elanco Europe, United Kingdom; Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Rapenin
    Alternova, Denmark
  • Tipen
    Therapeutics, Bangladesh
  • V-Penicilin 250mg-Slovakofarma
    Slovakofarma, Lithuania
  • V-Penicilin 500mg-Slovakofarma
    Slovakofarma, Lithuania
  • V-Penicilin 750mg-Slovakofarma
    Slovakofarma, Lithuania
  • Aspecillin V
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • Benoral
    Reig Jofre, Spain
  • Cilicaine V
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • InfectoBicillin 750
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Oracilline
    UCB Pharma, France
  • Ospen
    Sandoz, Czech Republic; Sandoz, Macedonia; Sandoz, Poland
  • Ospen 400
    Sandoz, Austria; Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Ospen 400 000 NE/5 ml
    Sandoz, Bulgaria
  • Ospen 750
    Sandoz, Austria; Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Ospen
    Sandoz, Poland
  • Penbene
    Ratiopharm, Slovakia
  • Penicilina Lepetit
    Lepetit, Argentina
  • Penilevel Retard [+ Benzylpenicillin]
    ERN, Spain
  • Apocillin
    Actavis, Norway; Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Apocillin [veterinary use]
    Actavis, Norway
  • Arcasin
    Engelhard, Kuwait; Karl Engelhard, Lebanon
  • Arcasin TS 0,3 Mio/5 ml
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Aspecillin VK
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • Avopenin
    Pilum Pharma, Sweden
  • Bangning ShaJi
    Ningguo Bangning Pharmaceutical, China
  • Baycubis 293mg/g poulets [veterinary use]
    Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Baycubis 325 mg/g voor kippen [veterinary use]
    Bayer Animal, Netherlands
  • Beapen
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Biopen VK
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Cilicaine VK
    Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • Cliacil
    Sanofi Sağlik, Turkey
  • Dropen [veterinary use]
    Doxal, Italy
  • Eracillin-K
    Gaco, Bangladesh
  • Fenocin
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Fenovet [veterinary use]
    Laboratorios Ovejero, Israel
  • Fenoximetil Penicilina Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Fenoximetilpenicilina Fabra
    Fabra, Argentina
  • Fenoximetilpenicilina Potássica Teuto
    Teuto Brasileiro, Brazil
  • Fenoximetylpenicillin EQL Pharma
    EQL Pharma, Iceland; EQL Pharma, Sweden
  • Fenoxymethylpenicilline CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Fenoxymethylpenicilline Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Grampenil
    Nova Argentia, Argentina
  • Infectocillin 300
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Infectocillin 400
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Infectocillin 500
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Isocillin
    Sanofi, Germany
  • Isocillin 1,2 Mega
    Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland, Germany
  • Ispenoral 1,0 Mega
    Rosen Pharma, Germany
  • Ispenoral 1,5 Mega
    Rosen Pharma, Germany
  • Kai Lai Li Ke
    Carelife Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • Kavepenin
    Meda, Sweden; Meda AB, Iceland
  • Li Te Er Xin
    Lisite Pharmaceutical, China
  • LPV
    iNova Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Megacilina
    Grünenthal, Peru
  • Meracilina
    Aché, Brazil
  • Open
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Oracyn-K
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Ospen
    Sandoz, Czech Republic; Sandoz, Estonia; Sandoz, Romania; Sandoz, Slovakia
  • Ospen 1 000 000 NE
    Sandoz, Bulgaria
  • Ospen 1 500 000 NE
    Sandoz, Bulgaria
  • Ospen 1000
    Novartis, Uruguay; Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Ospen 1500
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Ospen 500 000 NE
    Sandoz, Bulgaria
  • Ospen K
    Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Pancillin
    Sandoz, Denmark
  • Penbene
    Ratiopharm, Czech Republic
  • Penbene 1 Mio. I.E.
    ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Penbene 1,5 Mio. I.E.
    ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • PenHEXAL
    Hexal, Cyprus; Hexal, Germany
  • Peni Oral 1000000UI
    Vesale, Luxembourg
  • Penicillin Sandoz
    Hexal, Germany
  • Penicillin V AbZ
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Penicillin V acis
    acis Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Penicillin V AL
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Penicillin V CCPC
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Penicillin V dura
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Penicillin V Heumann
    Heumann, Germany
  • Penicillin V Potassium
    Aurobindo Pharma USA, United States; Dava, United States; Hikma, United States; Sandoz, United States
  • Penicillin V Potassium - Sandoz
    Sandoz China, China
  • Penicillin V STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Penicillin V-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Penicillin VK
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Penicillin VK [veterinary use]
    Merial, United States
  • Penicillin V-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany; ratiopharm, Lithuania
  • Penicilline-Continental 2000000UI
    Kela, Luxembourg
  • Penicilline-Continental 5000000UI
    Kela, Luxembourg
  • Penicillin-VK
    Teva, United States
  • Penicillin-V-Wolff
    Dr. August Wolff, Lithuania
  • Penilevel
    ERN, Spain
  • Peni-Oral
    Vesale Pharma, Belgium
  • Penopen
    Remedica, Cyprus
  • Pen-Rafa VK 500
    Sandoz, Israel
  • Pen-Rafa VK Forte
    Sandoz, Israel
  • Penstad V 1 Mio. I.E.
    Stada Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Penstad V 1,5 Mio. I.E.
    Stada Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Pen-V
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Pen-V Genericon 1 Mio. I.E.
    Genericon Pharma, Austria
  • Pen-V Genericon 1,5 Mio. I.E.
    Genericon Pharma, Austria
  • Pen-Ve-Oral
    Supera RX, Brazil
  • Penvik
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Pen-Vi-K
    Sandoz, Mexico
  • Pen-VK AA Pharma
    AA Pharma, Canada
  • Phenocillin [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Phenocillin 800 mg/g voor kippen [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Phenocillin 800mg/g für Hühner [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria
  • Phenoxymethyl Penicillin
    Kent Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium - CSPC Pharm
    CSPC, China
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium - Hayao Pharm
    Hayao Pharmaceutical Group Holding, China
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium - Jida Pharm
    Jida Pharmaceutical, China
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin Potassium - Southwest Pharm
    Southwest Pharmaceutical, China
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillin-AFT
    AFT Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Phenoxymethylpenicillinkalium EQL Pharma
    EQL Pharma, Denmark
  • Phenoxypen [veterinary use]
    Dopharma, Belgium; Dopharma, Germany; Dopharma, United Kingdom; Dopharma, Ireland; Dopharma, Poland; Dopharma B.V., Israel; Dopharma Veterinaire Farmaca, Netherlands; Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Phenoxypen 325 mg/g für Hühner [veterinary use]
    Dopharma International Veterinary Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Pota-Vi-Kin
    Collins, Mexico
  • Primcillin
    Meda, Denmark
  • Primve
    2care4, Sweden; 2care4 Generics, Denmark
  • Silapen K
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Sumapen
    UAP, Philippines
  • Tikacillin
    Meda, Sweden
  • V PNC
    G.V. Pharma, Slovakia
  • Vepicombin Novum
    Takeda GmbH, Estonia; Takeda Pharma, Denmark
  • V-Penicillin Mega Biotika
    BB Pharma, Slovakia
  • Weibaisi
    NCPC GeneTech, China
  • Weifapenin
    Meda, Norway
  • Weifapenin [veterinary use]
    Weifa Vet, Norway

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)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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