Who invented penicillin?

Answer Penicillin was not invented, but it was discovered. In 1928, the Scottish research scientist Alexander Fleming left a bacteria-smeared culture plate in his lab. When he came back to it two weeks la... Read More »

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Is clindamycin a penicillin?

No, clindamycin is not a type of penicillin medication. Typically, you will see penicillin medications as having a suffix of "cillin" in the name of the medication. Clindamycin is an alternative an... Read More »

Is keflex penicillin?

Kelfex is not related to penicilliin. Although it functions in the same way, it is part of a group of antibiotics called Sulfers. Some people who are allergic to Penicillin and its derivatives, can... Read More »

Is penicillin ok for a 5 year old?

Only a pediatrician is able to inform you if penicillin is indicated for your baby. Get used to avoid antibiotics whenever you can do it. Antibiotics require special attention on prescribing it, Y... Read More »

Is clindamycin a form of penicillin?

Clindamycin is not a form of penicillin. It is another type of antibiotic and is commonly used for penicillin-allergic patients. It is used to treat bacterial and parasitic infections like malaria.... Read More »