Geocillin

Active Ingredient(s): Carbenicillin
FDA Approved: * October 26, 1972
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Geocillin Overview

Carbenicillin is a bactericidal antibiotic belonging to the carboxypenicillin subgroup of the penicillins. It was discovered by scientists at Beecham and marketed as Pyopen. It has Gram-negative coverage which includes Pseudomonas aeruginosa but limited Gram-positive coverage. The carboxypenicillins are susceptible to degradation by beta-lactamase enzymes, although they are more resistant than ampicillin to degradation. Carbenicillin is also more stable at lower pH than ampicillin. Contents...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbenicillin

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Carbenicillin
  • Tablet: 382mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Geocillin: (1 result)

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  • 0049-1430 Geocillin 382 mg Oral Tablet by Roerig

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