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A single intramuscular dose of 2,400,000 IU penicillin G benzathine is recommended for treating syphilis plus single oral dose 1 g azithromycin (covering H.
4 million units of benzathine penicillin G, by intramuscular injection, once per week for 3 weeks.
In a study in which 1790 patients who used monthly benzathine penicillin G, penicillin-related reaction was observed in 3.
PHNs were chosen as the group most appropriately positioned to give the four-weekly benzathine penicillin injections, due to their involvement with families and schools and their child health profile.
The CDC's recommended treatment for syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases is intramuscular benzathine penicillin, but azithromycin is often used in those with penicillin allergy, and is increasingly being administered as a single oral dose by disease control programs seeking to facilitate the early treatment of patients and their sexual contacts.
The investigators noted that the preferred treatment is penicillin G benzathine, to which syphilis remains susceptible.
Bicillin([R]) L-A (penicillin G benzathine injectable suspension) is the first product available from this facility.
12] A single dose of intramuscular benzathine penicillin is adequate, but oral therapy may be preferred if compliance is considered likely.
dagger]) All family members received intramuscular benzathine penicillin (1.
Benzathine penicilin, metyl prednisone, digoxin, furosemid and enalapril were started.