The antibiotic properties of penicillin were first recognized by A. Flemming in 1928. Commercial production of penicillin came from the pioneer work of E. Chain and H.W. Florey in 1938. Penicillin was made available to allied troops in the latter part of World War II. See related link Below... It was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. pencillwas invented in 1928
Bicillin C-R is the brand name made by Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories. Bicillin C-R (penicillin G benzathine and penicillin G procaine injectable suspension) contains both benzathine and procaine salts of penicillin G. It is available for deep intramuscular injection. The generic term "bicillin" is used to connotate penicillin G benzathine salt AND penicillin G procaine salts. Bicillin L-A, also manufactured by Wyeth-Ayerst is penicillin G benzathine for deep intramuscular injections.
In the 1930s a person with a septic disease such as pneumonia frequently died. Such a disease was hard to treat. Then during World War 2, penicillin became available. Suddenly infections that had frequently caused death became cured after a few days. The difference was penicillin. A search was on for other antibiotics. Penicillin does not work for gram negative bacteria such as TB. Different antibiotics were discovered that would work with that disease.
Yes, amoxicillin is a member of the penicillin group of antibiotics. Yes and No, it is more of the bacteria of penicillin than the actual antibiotic. It is a part of the penicillin family true, and is given to patients that are allergic to penicillin. Not just because the bacteria is penicillin resistant.