BENZYLPENICILLIN/COOPER contains benzylpenicillin sodium, also known as penicillin G. Benzylpenicillin sodium is one of a group of medicines known as penicillins, which are antibiotics. Antibiotics are used to kill the bacteria (germs) which cause infections.
Benzylpenicillin sodium is used to treat infections of the:
It may also be used to treat:
Benzylpenicillin sodium is also used for the prevention of infection in newborn babies (specifically group B streptococcal infection).