benzathine penicillin

benzathine penicillin

An early, long-acting penicillin that must be given by injection.
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Poor Compliance with long term painful injections of benzathine penicillin forces the patients to withhold secondary prophylaxis of Rheumatic heart disease.
Benzathine penicillin G is used in many countries but is unavailable in others, such as Japan.
11] on the use of lignocaine as a diluent for benzathine penicillin is relevant not only to practitioners who use injectable penicillin on a regular basis for the primary and secondary prevention of ARF, but also to those whose patients need penicillin prophylaxis against recurrent infections in sickle cell disease and immune deficiencies.
Reducing the pain of intramuscular benzathine penicillin injections in the rheumatic fever population of Counties Manukau District Health Board.
Inj Benzathine Penicillin 6 lacs IU along with Inj.
Benzathine penicillin G is the only known effective treatment for preventing CS (3).
Benzathine penicillin is first line therapy and doxycycline is an alternative drug for penicillin allergic patients (11).
All suspected cases and their identified contacts were treated with intramuscular injections of benzathine penicillin and adverse drug reactions (ADRs) were observed and managed appropriately.
4) In this report, we describe a 3-year-old boy with a diagnosis of the Nicolau syndrome after intramuscular benzathine penicillin injection.
3) The patient and his partner were treated with 2,400,000, intramuscular benzathine penicillin with a complete resolution of the lesion (Fig.