Bicillin


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Bicillin

A brand name for benzathine PENICILLIN.

Bicillin,

n.pr the brand name for penicillin G benzathine.
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Bicillin injections are not everyone's favorite activity.
Clinic staff attempted to reach syphilis patients and contacts treated with Bicillin C-R by letter, up to three telephone calls, and, if necessary, telephone calls to emergency contacts listed on medical records.
A standard protocol was developed to retest and retreat all patients and contacts who had been treated with Bicillin C-R for syphilis.
One patient treated for syphilis with Bicillin C-R subsequently had neurosyphilis diagnosed.
The company is changing the packaging and syringe labels of Bicillin C-R to highlight the distinction between that product and Bicillin L-A.
To identify patients who might have been treated with Bicillin C-R at county A's STD clinic, investigators reviewed the clinic's invoice records and the penicillin injection log.
During December 1997-May 1998, 150 doses of Bicillin C-R were shipped to county A's STD clinic after orders for Bicillin L-A were placed by telephone.
Of 55 state and city STD programs later surveyed by the CDC, 5 reported unintentional use of Bicillin C-R at least once between 1993 and 1998.