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					Penicillin G

Bacterial cell wall synthesis inhibitor

Treatment of penicillin sensitive infections. Strep, pneumococcal, gonococcal and meningococcal infections and also for actinomycosis, anthrax, gas gangrene, syphilis, tetanus and yaws. Prophylaxis of penicillinsensitive secondary infections, especially in children.

Adult: 1 MIU IV or IM 6 hourly

Hypersensitivity to penicillin

Excretion may be delayed by probenecid

Muscle necrosis and abscesses after IM injection and thrombophlebitis after IV injection. Hypersensitivity reactions

1 MIU vial 5 MIU vial


				
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