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Benzathine Penicillin G
Doxycycline: Doxycycline for 2-4 weeks is recommended if penicillin cannot be given, or sometimes ceftriaxone. However, penicillin is by far the best drug. If you had a severe penicillin allergy in the past, then probably penicillin should be avoided. Otherwise, it still might be the best choice for you. Discuss it with your doctor or, even better, an infectious diseases or STD specialist. ...Read more
Pencillin: Benzathine penicillin has duration of activity for 2-4 weeks after intramuscular route. Adverse events from an antibiotics may occur days/weeks after the antibiotic is discontinued therefore if side effect occurs after benzathin penicillin it may occur while the patient is on it or after it is discontinued and may last longer than duration of activity. ...Read more
Nope: You are thinking of the combination of procaine (local anesthetic) and benzylpenicillin, meant to decrease the discomfort associated with intramuscular injections. Benzathine benzylpenicillin is a slow absorbing antibiotic used without the addition of a local anesthetic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not at all: No reason why it should.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have strep throat, doctor gave me an injection of bicillin la (benzathine penicillin). And four prescriped penicilin antibiotics. Was wondering what were the side effects?
I asked yesterday but there were a difference of opinions. 24 hours after receiving 2,4 mu of penicillin g, is that person able transmit syphilis?
Yes: It is a long acting PCN. Short acting would have protected you. ...Read more
Whats the difference between penicillin g and v?Got an infection docs don't know which one.Why do I feel better on v and worse on g?Both are the same
Penicllins: Penicillin g benzathine, potassium, procaine and sodium are currently available in the United States in parenteral formulations for intravenous or intramuscular use. Penicillin v potassium (also called phenoxymethyl penicillin) is a more acid stable and can be administered orally. ...Read more
Is the ceftriaxone being transport through bbb by probenecid sensitive sys.? N compare to penicillin g, which affinity toward sys is higher?
I just injected 600000 units of penicillin g procaine but i forgot to draw back on the syringe to check for blood vessel. Wat should I do?
Good follow up: Accidental administration into an artery or nerve can cause severe neurovascular damage. Serious complications of suspected intravascular administration include immediate pallor, mottling, or cyanosis of the extremity, both distal and proximal to the injection site, followed by bleb formation. I would instruct patient to call if any concerning symptoms (pain, swelling, skin changes, numbness). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have mild Tetanus, but had reaction to metronidazole. In Mexico, was given option of doxycycline or Penicillin G injections instead, which is better?
Is there any effect in the brain when someone is taking up benzathine pennicillin due to rheumatic fever?
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