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Penicillin encephalopathy
  1. N. Conway,
  2. E. Beck,
  3. Jane Somerville


    Five patients who developed characteristic myoclonic twitching, drowsiness and convulsions due to intravenous penicillin and cloxacillin are described. Three had poor renal function. Twenty-three reported cases of penicillin encephalopathy are reviewed and the aetiology of the syndrome is discussed.

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