Procaine Benzylpenicillin

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  • Anthrax
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Endocarditis, Subacute Bacterial
  • Syphilis

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Uses of Procaine Benzylpenicillin

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Procaine Benzylpenicillin is used in the treatment of:

  • Anthrax
  • Endocarditis, Subacute Bacterial
  • Syphilis

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Procaine Benzylpenicillin Brand Names

Procaine Benzylpenicillin Drug Class

Procaine Benzylpenicillin is part of the drug class:

Procaine Benzylpenicillin Interactions

This is not a complete list of Procaine Benzylpenicillindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Procaine Benzylpenicillin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Penicillin G Procaine falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Penicillin G Procaine. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.

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In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Penicillin G Procaine, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Procaine Benzylpenicillin Dosage

Take procaine benzylpenicillin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Procaine Benzylpenicillin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Procaine Benzylpenicillin is available in the following doses:

  • Benzathine Penicillin-procaine Penicillin 1,200,000 Units-1,200,000 Units/4 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Benzathine Penicillin-procaine Penicillin 150,000 Units-150,000 Units/ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Benzathine Penicillin-procaine Penicillin 300,000 Units-300,000 Units/ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Benzathine Penicillin-procaine Penicillin 600,000 Units-600,000 Units/2 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Benzathine Penicillin-procaine Penicillin 900,000 Units-300,000 Units/2 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Penicillin G Benzathine-procaine 150000 Units-150000 Units/ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Penicillin G Benzathine-procaine 300000 Units-300000 Units/ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Penicillin G Benzathine-procaine 900000 Units-300000 Units/2 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Penicillin G Procaine 600000 Units/ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Procaine Penicillin 1,200,000 Units/2 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Procaine Penicillin 2,400,000 Units/4 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Procaine Penicillin 600,000 Units/ml Intramuscular Suspension