Advertisement

What is Penicillin G Potassium?

Penicillin G Potassium is a prescription antibiotic that is usually given intravenously (into the vein). It is used to fight bacteria in the body that cause severe infections such asdiphtheria, meningitis, gonorrhea and syphilis. It can also be given as prophylaxis and to fight infection in some people who have certain heart conditions and need to have dental work or surgery.

Continue Learning about Penicillins

How does Bicillin C-R interact with other drugs or foods?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Bicillin C-R is not known to interact with foods. However, this medication may have some drug in...
More Answers
What is Bicillin C-R?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Bicillin C-R is the brand name of the antibiotic combination of penicillin G benzathine plus pen...
More Answers
Who should not take Bicillin C-R?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
You should not take Bicillin C-R if you are allergic to penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics....
More Answers
What is Bicillin C-R Tubex?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Bicillin C-R Tubex is the brand name prescription drug that combines procaine and benzathine penic...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.