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Does anyone know why you was prescribed penicillin g procaine?

Does anyone 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

Procaine Penicillin (Definition)

Procaine penicillin is a first generation penicillin which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...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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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 it's 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 it's 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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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 pillsÂ…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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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 an ear ache will this medication help?

Just had 2 molers pulled on Friday. The dentist gave me penicillin vk 500mg. Now I'm getting an 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 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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Can an allergist do testing to see if you are allergic to penicillin and sulfa drugs?

Can an allergist do testing to see if you are allergic to penicillin and sulfa drugs?

Yes : There are good, validated tests to penicillin. There are no commercially available tests to sulfonamides, but skin testing +/- oral challenge is still feasible. You should check with your allergist first. ...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?

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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Does amoxicillin or penicillin clear the blood system of a drug?

Does amoxicillin or penicillin clear the blood system of a drug?

NO: Amoxicillin and penicillin are antibiotics used to treat infections. They will not clear the bloodstream of other drugs. ...Read more

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Does penicillin induced pseudomembranous colitis go away without drugs?

Does penicillin induced pseudomembranous colitis go away without drugs?

Severity: Most of the time not but if mild may be able to treat with probiotics but would not take a chance. Seek help. It can be serious as in life threatening. www.drlugo.com. ...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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What drugs has penicillin resulted in?

What drugs has penicillin resulted in?

Virtually all!: All modern antibiotics were developed based on the success of Penicillin, but they are not all considered the same class as penicillin. ...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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My child is very sick w/ haemophilus influenza in his lungs. It's resistant to penicillin and he's allergic to sulpha. What other drug can he take?

My child is very sick w/ haemophilus influenza in his lungs. It's resistant to penicillin and he's allergic to sulpha. What other drug can he take?

Macrolides: A class of medication called macrolides particular mixifloxacin it should be sensitive to it 400 mg IV daily and also refer to the sensitivity pattern they should have. ...Read more

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If a person is sick with a penicillin resistant bacteria & that person is allergic to sulpha drugs, what are the choices for antibiotics?

See details: The organism will be tested to see which antibiotics it is sensitive to and that will determine the choice. Ask that question to your doctor. ...Read more

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