Amanda R. Gillion, PharmD

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Articles

Penicillin- and Carbapenem-Induced Neurotoxicity: How to Reduce the Risk

February 02, 2009

Penicillin-induced neurotoxicity was first recognized by Johnson and Walker in 1945 after intraventricular administration of benzylpenicillin.1,2 Subsequently, the β-lactams have been shown to have a higher rate of CNS effects than other classes of antibiotics.3,4