Staphylococcus aureus (Gram Positive Organisms)
Penicillin G

Penicillin G

$8.40/day $92.22 IM


General Information

Therapy of Streptococcal and other documented susceptible infections.

  • Allergy/rash (immediate or delayed)
  • Seizures
  • Cytopenias
  • Eosinophilia
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Serum sickness

Pen G for IV infusion is not the same as the long acting benzathine IM formulation. Used for syphilis; double check when ordering or dispensing

IV Administration: Dilute in 100 mL D5W or NS and administer over 30-60 min. (60 min for 4 or 5 mU doses)

Antimicrobial class: Penicillin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 1 hour

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: Moderate

Biliary penetration: Therapeutic