5.1.1 Penicillins

5.1.1 Benzylpenicillin and phenoxymethylpenicillin

Benzylpenicillin sodium
  • Injection 600mg vial (£6.08 = 2 vials)

Indications

Phenoxymethylpenicillin
  • Tablets 250mg (£0.93 = 28 pack)
  • Oral solution 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£4.28, £5.23 = 100ml)

Indications

Benzathine benzylpenicillin
  • Injection 2,400,00 units (unlicensed preparation)

Notes

  1. Benzathine benzylpenicillin is included for the treatment of syphilis infection only

5.1.1.2 Penicillinase-resistant penicillins

Flucloxacillin
  • Capsules 250mg, 500mg (£1.42, £2.34 = 28 pack)
  • Oral solution 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£6.37, £31.71 = 100ml)

Indications

5.1.1.3 Broad-spectrum penicillins

Amoxicillin
  • Capsules 250mg, 500mg (£1.05, £1.08 = 21 pack)
  • Oral suspension 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£01.40, £1.59 = 100ml)
  • Powder for solution for injection vials 250mg, 500mg, 1g (£1.96 = 1g vial)

Indications

Co-amoxiclav
  • Tablets 250/125, 500/125 (£1.67, £2.31 = 21 pack)
  • Oral suspensionSF 125/31mg/5ml, 250/62mg/5ml (£1.65, £1.67 = 100ml)
  • Injection 500/100, 1000/200
  • Oral suspension 400/57mg/5ml

Indications

5.1.1.4 Antipseudomonal penicillins

Tazocin®
  • Injection piperacillin 2g / tazobactam 250mg
  • Injection piperacillin 4g / tazobactam 500mg
Timentin®
  • Injection ticarcillin 3g / clavulanic acid 200mg

Notes

  1. For use within Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

5.1.1.5 Mecillinams

Pivmecillinam
  • Tablets 200mg (£5.40 = 10 pack)

Indications

 

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