5.1.1 Penicillins

5.1.1 Benzylpenicillin and phenoxymethylpenicillin

Benzylpenicillin sodium
  • Injection 600mg vial (£6.02 = 2 vials)

Indications

Phenoxymethylpenicillin
  • Tablets 250mg (£1.37 = 28 pack)
  • Oral solution 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£2.70, £4.14 = 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 (£1.72, £2.55 = 28 pack)
  • Oral solution 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£2.20, £6.25 = 100ml)

Indications

5.1.1.3 Broad-spectrum penicillins

Amoxicillin
  • Capsules 250mg, 500mg (£1.60, £1.55 = 21 pack)
  • Oral suspension 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£1.26, £1.72 = 100ml)
  • Powder for solution for injection vials 250mg, 500mg, 1g (£1.96 = 1g vial)

Indications

Co-amoxiclav
  • Tablets 250mg/125mg, 500mg/125mg (£2.05, £2.92 = 21 pack)
  • Oral suspension sugar free 125mg/31mg/5ml, 250mg/62mg/5ml (£2.40, £5.00 = 100ml)
  • Powder for solution for injection 500mg/100mg, 1000mg/200mg
  • Oral suspension 400mg/57mg/5ml

Indications

5.1.1.4 Antipseudomonal penicillins

Tazocin®

(Piperacillin with tazobactam)

  • Powder for solution for infusion 2g/250mg, 4g/500mg
Timentin®

(Ticarcillin with clavulanic acid)

  • Powder for solution for infusion 3g/200mg

Notes

  1. For use within University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

5.1.1.5 Mecillinams

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

Indications

 

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