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Benzathine Penicillin
Indications
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Dose/Application
Streptococcal [Group A] upper respiratory infections [e.g, pharyngitis]: Adults: a single injec- tion of 1,200,000 units; older children: a single injection of 900,000 units; infants and children: 300,000 to 600,000 units. Syphilis [less than 1 yr]: 2.4 m.u weekly for 2 weeks. Syphilis [more than 1 yr]: 4 m.u weekly for 4-5 weeks. Yaws, bejel, and pinta: 1,200,000 units [1 injection]. Prophylaxis for rheumatic fever and glomerulonephritis following an acute attack: Penicillin G Benzathine [parenteral] may be given in doses of 1,200,000 units once a month or 600,000 units every 2 weeks.
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Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Medur inj 2.4 mega units 1 KES22.00
Benzathine Penicillin, Ray inj 2.4 mega units 1 KES30.00
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