# Penicillins

Floxacillin

A narrow-spectrum, semisynthetic isoxazolyl penicillin with antibacterial activity. Floxacillin binds to and inactivates penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located on the inner membrane of the bacterial cell wall. Inactivation of PBPs interferes with the cross-linkage...
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Ticarcillin

Also known as Ticar, Ticarcilina, Ticarcillin supplement, Ticarcilline, Ticarcillinum A broad-spectrum, semi-synthetic penicillin antibiotic with bactericidal activity. Similar to carbenicillin in action, ticarcillin inactivates the penicillin-sensitive transpeptidase...
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Ticarcillin and Clavulanic Acid

Can I take Ticarcillin and Clavulanic Acid while breastfeeding? Although no information is available on the use of ticarcillin and clavulanic acid during breastfeeding, limited information indicates that maternal doses of ticarcillin 15 grams daily produce low levels...
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Procaine Penicillin G

Can I take Procaine Penicillin G while breastfeeding? Procaine penicillin G is acceptable to use during breastfeeding. Amounts ingested by the infant are small and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects. Occasionally, disruption of the infant’s...
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Piperacillin

The sodium salt of piperacillin, a broad-spectrum semisynthetic, ampicillin-derived ureidopenicillin antibiotic with bactericidal activity. Piperacillin binds to and inactivates penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs), enzymes located on the inner membrane of the bacterial...
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