carbenicillin

Type: Term Pronunciation: kar-ben′i-sil′in Definitions: 1. A semisynthetic extended-spectrum penicillin active against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
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carbenicillin

<chemical> Broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin derivative used parenterally. It is susceptible to gastric juice and penicillinase and may damage platelet function. ... Pharmacological action: penicillins. ... Chemical name: 4-Thia-1-azabicyclo(3.2.0)heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 6-((carboxyphenylacetyl)amino)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-, (2S-(2alpha...
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carbenicillin

(kahr″bәn-ĭ-sil´in) a semisynthetic penicillin, with activity against certain gram-negative bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa; used as the disodium salt, administered intramuscularly or intravenously. It is also used as carbenicillin indanyl sodium, administered orally in the treatment of urinary tract...
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Carbenicillin

== Pharmacology == The antibiotic is highly soluble in water and is acid-labile. A typical lab working concentration is 50 µg per ml. It is a semi-synthetic analogue of the naturally occurring benzyl-penicillin. Carbenicillin at high doses can cause bleeding. Use of carbenicillin can cause hypokalemia by promoting potassium loss at the distal con...
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