5.1.1 Penicillins

5.1.1 Benzylpenicillin and phenoxymethylpenicillin

Benzylpenicillin sodium
  • Injection 600mg vial (£5.46 = 2 vials)

Indications

Phenoxymethylpenicillin
  • Tablets 250mg (£0.97 = 28 pack)
  • Oral solution 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£14.73, £14.66 = 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 (£1.23, £1.99 = 28 pack)
  • Oral solution 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£4.85, £26.04 = 100ml)

Indications

5.1.1.3 Broad-spectrum penicillins

Amoxicillin
  • Capsules 250mg, 500mg (£0.97, £1.26 = 21 pack)
  • Oral suspension 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml (£0.97, £1.10 = 100ml)
  • Injection 250mg, 500mg, 1g vials (£1.96 = 1g vial)

Indications

Co-amoxiclav
  • Tablets 250/125, 500/125 (£1.66, £1.73 = 21 pack)
  • Oral suspensionSF 125/31mg/5ml, 250/62mg/5ml (£1.84, £1.83 = 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 (£4.50 = 10 pack)

Indications

 

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