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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

Dr. Amit Basu
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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 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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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?

Few/Uncommon: Penicillin drugs are usually very well tolerated. The most common side effects are gi-nausia, vomitting and diarrhea as well as allergic-rash or hives. ...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?

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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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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Is there any effect in the brain when someone is taking up benzathine pennicillin due to rheumatic fever?

Is there any effect in the brain when someone is taking up benzathine pennicillin due to rheumatic fever?

RF or drug?: I do know of significant neural side-effects of your depo-pen. Rf can cause neurological disease, especially chorea, but many other issues can occur. Finally sx can be due to many other problems. ...Read more

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Will penicillin vk make your urine smell like medication?

Will penicillin vk make your urine smell like medication?

See below: Penicillins are eliminated via your kidneys concentrating in the urine. The urine will smell just like the pills…medicinal and bitter moldy smell. ...Read more

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I have tonsillitis and have been taking penicillin antibiotics for it but my urine has a very strong smell like the medication but it's very dark, help?

I have tonsillitis and have been taking penicillin antibiotics for it but my urine has a very strong smell like the medication but it's very dark, help?

Drink more water: May be slightly dehydrated or sometimes certain dyes in pills can cause the urine to change color. If does not clear after you finish antibiotics see your doctor. ...Read more

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This may be an odd question, but I shall ask it in any case. Is there any evidence that people who are allergic to penicillin are more likely to have an allergy to some other medications? If so, what?

Possible: Some people who are allergic to penicillin can also react to a class of drug called cephalosporins. But this is rather unusual. The only way to know for sure is to try a drug sometime and see if you react to it. It also makes a difference how severe the reaction was to penicillin. ...Read more

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If a med. Says not to take if allergic to penicillin or any form of it and a dr. Gives to someone allergic to amoxicillin is ok? I want to know if its ok to take a medication that says not to take if allergic to penecillin or any form of it and I am aller

If a med. Says not to take if allergic to penicillin or any form of it and a dr. Gives to someone allergic to amoxicillin is ok? I want to know if its ok to take a medication that says not to take if allergic to penecillin or any form of it and I am aller

Get tested: Amoxicillin is a close cousin to penicillin, ideally someone allergic to penicillin should not receive either. Best answer is to get a skin test for penicillin by an allergist and determine if you are truly allergic to penicillin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take heart medications, blood thinners, and blood pressure medicine with penicillin?

Is it safe to take heart medications, blood thinners, and blood pressure medicine with penicillin?

Yes: Yes, in general penicillen has no negative interactions. But make sure the prescribing physician has a complete list of all your medications, supplements, and over the counter medications. ...Read more

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I have a question my cheek is swollen and I'm in pain I'm on medicated mouth wash and penicillin I've only been on the medication since Sunday how lon?

I have a question my cheek is swollen and I'm in pain I'm on medicated mouth wash and penicillin I've only been on the medication since Sunday how lon?

Infection: Can take as long as 48-72 hours for antibiotics to begin reducing spread of infection. If source I'd SN infected tooth, pills alone will not eliminate infection. Treatment of the tooth itself will be required. Sometimes additional or different antibiotic required. Tell your dentist about your pain and swelling now. ...Read more

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Just had 2 molers pulled on Friday. The dentist gave me penicillin vk 500mg. Now I'm getting a ear ache will this medication help?

Just had 2 molers pulled on Friday. The dentist gave me penicillin vk 500mg. Now I'm getting a ear ache will this medication help?

It may: It depends on the cause of your ear pain. If it is related to your teeth then likely. If is is a separate problem then another antibiotic may be a better choice. Be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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Can medication (hydrocodone, ibuprofen and penicillin be passed to me through semen and affect my birth control?

Can medication (hydrocodone, ibuprofen and penicillin be passed to me through semen and affect my birth control?

Birth control: This is more than unlikely. Although I always say that nothing is impossible this comes very close. Would not worry about this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What type of penicillin cleans drugs out of your system?

What type of penicillin cleans drugs out of your system?

None available: There is a drug called Penicillamine that is used to remove certain agents like lead and copper from the body. It does nor clense the body of all drugs. ...Read more

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Is it common to be allergic to oral penicillins or any other drugs?

Not Common: Drug allergy is not rare, but it is not terribly common either. Many people are incorrectly diagnosed with drug allergies. You also cannot be allergic to a drug you have never taken. Some of the most common drug that people are allergic to are penicillins, sulfa drugs, and non-steroidal anti inflammatories like aspirin or ibuprofen. If you think you have a drug allergy see an allergist. ...Read more

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What are some drugs that are closely related to penicillin and sulfonamides?

What are some drugs that are closely related to penicillin and sulfonamides?

Antibiotics: The two classes of antibiotics you are asking about are nothing alike, either chemically or in their mechanisms of antibacterial activity. ...Read more

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If you are allergic to penicillin, what would be your preferred drug to treat tonsillitis/pharyngitis?

If you are allergic to penicillin, what would be your preferred drug to treat tonsillitis/pharyngitis?

Other choices: If it is a bacterial infection, the most common antibiotic would be erythromycin or a similar drug. However, many cases PF pharyngitis are due to viruses and don't require any antibiotic. ...Read more

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I started taking cephalexin. As I have had mild allergic reaction to penicillin, should I expect serious allergic reactions to this medicatiion?

I started taking cephalexin. As I have had mild allergic reaction to penicillin, should I expect serious allergic reactions to this medicatiion?

Mostly not: The incidence of cephalexin allergy in patients with penicillin allergy is in the single digit % and likely not much different from patient without a history of penicillin allergy. However if you had a severe anaphylactic reaction to penicillin, I would suggest an allergy consult just to be safe. ...Read more

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I have a serious allergy to penicillin and midazolam and the doctors said I should be careful of drugs, does this mean im allergic to drugs like weed?

I have a serious allergy to penicillin and midazolam and the doctors said I should be careful of drugs, does this mean im allergic to drugs like weed?

Allergy 2 penicillin: The allergy extends to any member of the penicillin class. Caution about using substances of unknown provenance is appropriate if your allergy is significant. One needs to be assured there are no penicillin related contaminants in the substances used. Weed is known to harbor many types of mold, a penicillium species might present in some plants. ...Read more

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Does procaine bring any effects that may place it as a recreational drug? Please, need some answers?

Does procaine bring any effects that may place it as a recreational drug? Please, need some answers?

Local anesthetic: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Procaine

The primary use for procaine is as a topical anaesthetic.

Procaine is used less frequently today since more effective (and hypoallergenic) alternatives such as Lidocaine (Xylocaine) exist. It has been discontinued from US markets.

If you are asking if a local anesthetic can be blamed for drug test failure, the answer is no. ...Read more

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