penicillin G benzathine

noun

penicillin G ben·​za·​thine -ˈben-zə-ˌthēn, -thən How to pronounce penicillin G benzathine (audio)
: an aqueous suspension of a relatively insoluble salt of penicillin G that is absorbed slowly following intramuscular injection to provide a low but persistent level of penicillin G in the blood plasma

called also benzathine penicillin G

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“Penicillin G benzathine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/penicillin%20G%20benzathine. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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