Brand Name

Penicline

Dosage Form

Tablets

Strength

500mg

Manufacturer

Synthelabo

Conditions Studied

Hospital at Bobo-Dioulasso; clinic at Nasso

Temperature (degrees Celsius)

27-40

Humidity (%)

13-39

Countries Studied In

Burkina Faso

Definition of Stability

Less than 10% potency loss. Qualitative analysis also performed.

Conclusions and Length of Stability

  • Potency maintained for 720 days
  • No abnormal findings upon qualitative analysis

Reference

Ballereau F, Prazuck T, Schrive I, et Al. Stability of essential drugs in the field: results of a study conducted over a two-year period in Burkina Faso. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1997; 57(1): 31-6.

MeSH Entry Terms
  • Aminobenzylpenicillin
  • Penicillin, Aminobenzyl
  • Aminobenzyl Penicillin
  • Ampicillin Sodium
  • Sodium, Ampicillin
  • Ampicillin Trihydrate
  • Trihydrate, Ampicillin
  • Antibiotic KS-R1
  • Antibiotic KS R1
  • KS-R1, Antibiotic
  • Pentrexyl
  • Polycillin
  • Ukapen
  • Amcill
  • Omnipen
MeSH Reference: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68000667

Written by: Alex Evans, PharmD
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