benzathine

benzathine

an ammonium base which when combined with penicillin compounds prolongs their sojourn in tissues. The most common combinations are benzathine cloxacillin, used in the treatment of bovine mastitis, and benzathine penicillin.
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Contract awarded for code: 29 benzathine penicillin g powder for parenteral use 1 200,000 iu vial
12] A single dose of intramuscular benzathine penicillin is adequate, but oral therapy may be preferred if compliance is considered likely.
Before using the isolates in the in vitro assays, they were propagated on potato dextrose agar culture medium [PDA Difco[R] (Becton-Dickinson Company, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, USA)] with 5 g L-1 of the antibiotic Pentabiotico[R] [benzylpenicillin benzathine, benzylpenicillin procaine, potassium benzylpenicillin, dihydrostreptomycin sulfate, streptomycin sulphate (Fort Dodge Saude Animal Ltda.
Then, 320,000 IU/kg penicillin G benzathine (Pendiben L-A, PiSA) im and 570 mg/kg metamizole sodium sc were administered.
Benzathine penicillin G was given to all non-penicillin-allergic patients to eradicate streptococci and thereafter every 3 weeks for secondary prophylaxis.
Anamnesis showed that the patient did not have any recurrent or severe infection, but had been receiving benzathine penicillin prophylaxis due to acute rheumatic fever for years.
Benzathine benzylpenicillin G is the recommended form for long-term therapy in prophylaxis of ARF and RHD.
4 million units of benzathine penicillin G, by intramuscular injection, once per week for 3 weeks.
IDSA Guidelines, supra note 13, at 1094 (listing, among other therapies, a number of antibiotic drugs not recommended to treat Lyme disease: "vancomycin, metronidazole, tinidazoleamantadine, ketolides, isoniazid, trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole, fluconazole, [and] benzathine penicillin G").
Benzathine penicillin as intramuscular injection: 3 -5 years: 600 000 U; > 5 years: 1.
Compared with treating HIV infection, or even gonorrhea, treating syphilis remains blessedly simple--and cheap: Two shots of benzathine penicillin G and you're good to go, even if you have HIV infection (usually).
In a study in which 1790 patients who used monthly benzathine penicillin G, penicillin-related reaction was observed in 3.