- The disodium salt of a semisynthetic derivative of penicillin used in the treatment of severe systemic infections, septicemia, and urinary, genitourinary, respiratory, and soft-tissue infections.
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Disodium hydrogen phosphate is ordinary common sodium phosphate.
Why does a solution of disodium hydrogen phosphate react alkaline?
Sodium hydroxide is strongly alkaline, while disodium phosphate is nearly neutral in reaction.