Benzathine phenoxymethylpenicillin

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Benzathine phenoxymethylpenicillin
Combination of
Phenoxymethylpenicillin antibiotic
Benzathine extends the time that phenoxymethylpenicillin works
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ECHA InfoCard 100.025.152

Benzathine phenoxymethylpenicillin (rINN), also called penicillin V benzathine (USAN) or benzathine penicillin V, is a penicillin.[1] The benzathine component is a diamine that stabilizes the penicillin component and prolongs its sojourn when injected into tissues, thus improving its pharmacokinetics.

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  1. ^ COLQUHOUN J, SCORER EC, SANDLER G, WILSON GM (June 1957). "Absorption of free acid, potassium, and benzathine phenoxymethylpenicillin after oral administration". Br Med J. 1 (5033): 1451–2. PMC 1973440Freely accessible. PMID 13436818. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.5033.1451.