bwasilau at ISNET.IS.WFU.EDU
Wed Nov 30 13:31:58 EST 1994
At 08:59 AM 11/30/94 -0800, croskey wrote:
>A student asked me in class today what I knew about geocillin.
>All that I could respond was that I believed it was a semi-
>synthetic penicillin. Can someone out there provide some
>information? What is its spectrum of activity? Is it
>penicillinase resistant? Acid resistance. Thanks for your
>help. Chet Roskey
>According to the 1994 edition of the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR),
Geocillin is the trade name for sodium indanyl carbenicillin, a
semisynthetic pencillin. It has good in-vitro activity against many gram
negative and some gram positive organsism including some antipseudomonal and
antiproteal activity. It is not penicillase resistant, but is acid stable.
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