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PENICILLIN G PROCAINE

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Penicillin G Procaine and other antibacterial drugs, Penicillin G Procaine should be used only to treat or prevent...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Do not inject into or near an artery or nerve. Injection into or near a nerve may result in permanent neurologic damage (see

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

A previous hypersensitivity reaction to any penicillin is a contraindication.

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WARNINGS

Penicillin G procaine should only be prescribed for the indications listed in this insert.

NOTE: This drug is no longer indicated in the treatment of gonorrhea.

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Allergic Reactions

Penicillin is a substance of low toxicity but does possess a significant index of sensitization. The following hypersensitivity...

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DESCRIPTION

This product is designed to provide a stable aqueous suspension of penicillin G procaine, ready for immediate use. This eliminates the necessity for addition of any diluent, required for the usual dry formulation...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Penicillin G procaine is an equimolecular compound of procaine and penicillin G, administered intramuscularly as a suspension. It dissolves slowly at the site of injection, giving a plateau type of...

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REFERENCES

  1. SHAW, E.: Transverse myelitis from injection of penicillin. Am. J. Dis. Child., 111:548, 1966.
  2. KNOWLES, J.: Accidental intra-arterial injection of...
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HOW SUPPLIED

Penicillin G Procaine Injectable Suspension is supplied in packages of 10 syringes and ten 21 gauge, thin-wall 1-1/2 inch needles as follows:

1 mL size, containing 600,000 units per syringe (21 gauge, thin...

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To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Penicillin G Procaine and other antibacterial drugs, Penicillin G Procaine should be used...

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