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Procaine And Benzathine Penicillin (Overview)

Procaine and benzathine penicillin is an antibiotic that is often used to treat streptococcal infections, usually given in an injectable form.


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Does benzathine penicillin have a local anesthetic action?

Does benzathine penicillin have a local anesthetic action?

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 more

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Procaine And Benzathine Penicillin (Overview)

Procaine and benzathine penicillin is an antibiotic that is often used to treat streptococcal infections, usually given in an injectable form.


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How long should I waitbefore having sex after taking benzathine penicillin?

How long should I waitbefore having sex after taking benzathine penicillin?

Benz. Penicillin : Without more history to go on i would have to assume that this medication was used to treat syphilis. If so you should not expose anyone to your blood or other body fluids for seven days. ...Read more

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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

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Does benzathine penicillin have a local anesthetic action?

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 more

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How long should I waitbefore having sex after taking benzathine penicillin?

Benz. Penicillin : Without more history to go on i would have to assume that this medication was used to treat syphilis. If so you should not expose anyone to your blood or other body fluids for seven days. ...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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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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