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Indications:

  • infections due to Pseudomonas and Proteus species

Cautions:

  • history of allergy & renal impairment

Contra-indications:

  • penicillin hypersensitivity

Side-effects:

  • alteration in platelet function
  • hypokalaemia
  • see 'penicillins (general side-effects)'

Routes of administration:

  • i.m. injection
  • slow i.v. injection
  • i.v. infusion

NB. Ticacillin is more active than carbenicillin and has replaced it.

A preparation of ticarcillin with clavulanic acid is produced with the brand name 'Timentin'.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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