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Doctor insights on: Penicillin G Benzathine And Penicillin G Procaine Inj Dosage

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What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

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

Dr. Amit Basu
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Please answer! what will happen if a dose of penicillin g benzathine is missed?

Please answer! what will happen if a dose of penicillin g benzathine is missed?

Probably nothing: Missing one dose slightly increases the risk for the infection to recur. But there is a significant tail for the concentration of the antibiotic. Also if you miss a dose early in treatment the risk is hjigher than later when the bacteria presumably is attenuated. ...Read more

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Does any one know why you was prescribed penicillin g procaine?

Does any one know why you was prescribed penicillin g procaine?

STD maybe: The procaine eases the pain and prolongs the action..Used for stds often..... ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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How long do side effects last from penicillin g benzathine a shot?

How long do side effects last from penicillin g benzathine a shot?

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

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What should I do if I accidentally injected benzathine penicillin g into my muscle?

What should I do if I accidentally injected benzathine penicillin g into my muscle?

Depends : If you are allergic to penicillin get medical help immediately otherwise if should not harm you. How did you get a hold of pcn and inject it? ...Read more

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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

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

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