Benzyl Penicillin

Benzyl Penicillin- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugBenzyl Penicillin is an Anti-Infective drug 
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Benzyl Penicillin is used for
1. Mild to moderate infections of the upper
respiratory tract due to susceptible
2. Syphilis, prophylaxis of rheumatic fever.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTABLE SUSPENSION
Contraindications1. Hypersensitivity
2. Neurosyphilis
Precautions 1. Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins or/
and penicillins
2. Elderly
3. Infants
4. Asthma
5. Kidney disease
6. lactation
7. interactions
Adverse Effects 1. Hypersensitivity reacons such as
exfoliative dermatitis
2. Pain at the injection site, thrombophlebitis of the injected vein
3. diarrhoea
4. Nausea
5. Joint pain
6. Angioedema
7. serum sickness
Pregnancy Category B

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