benzathine penicillin G

benzathine penicillin G

benzathine penicillin G (ben´zəthēn´),

n a benzathine salt of natural penicillin that forms a slowly absorbable injectable antibiotic effective against penicillin-susceptible organisms.
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Contract awarded for code: 29 benzathine penicillin g powder for parenteral use 1 200,000 iu vial
A review of the rationale and advantages of various mixtures of benzathine penicillin G.
Lidocaine as a diluent for administration of benzathine penicillin G.
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).
2 million-U shots of benzathine penicillin G get the job done in people with primary, secondary, or early latent syphilis (40) (though some European countries opt for 600,000 IU of procaine penicillin for 10 to 14 days (1)).
4 million units of benzathine penicillin G weekly for 3 weeks.
2 million U of benzathine penicillin G for late latent syphilis, and 27.
Treatment of early syphilis (primary, secondary, and early latent) of longer than 2 years' duration requires benzathine penicillin G 2.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new treatment guidelines for STDs recommend benzathine penicillin G 2.
To counter outbreaks, the military has used mass prophylaxis with benzathine penicillin G (1.
The epidemic triggered mass prophylaxis with benzathine penicillin G and administration of pneumococcal vaccine (31).
Further studies confirmed the effectiveness of a single intramuscular injection of benzathine penicillin G in preventing a broad range of acute and chronic sequelae of streptococcal infections (5,40,43).