Penicillin G Benzathine And Penicillin G Procaine (Intramuscular Route)

Name: Penicillin G Benzathine And Penicillin G Procaine (Intramuscular Route)

US Brand Name

  1. Bicillin C-R
  2. Bicillin CR 900300

Descriptions

Penicillin G benzathine and penicillin G procaine combination injection is used to treat moderate to severe bacterial infections (eg, infections of the upper respiratory tract, scarlet fever, erysipelas, skin and soft tissue infections, severe pneumonia and otitis media). This medicine is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension

Drug Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are receiving this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Chlortetracycline
  • Cholera Vaccine, Live
  • Demeclocycline
  • Doxycycline
  • Lymecycline
  • Meclocycline
  • Methacycline
  • Minocycline
  • Oxytetracycline
  • Rolitetracycline
  • Sarecycline
  • Tetracycline

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Allergy (eg, cephalosporin antibiotic), history of or
  • Asthma, history of—Use with caution. May increase risk for more side effects.
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) or
  • Heart problems or
  • Lung or breathing problems—Use with caution. May increase risk of having methemoglobinemia.
  • Kidney disease—Use with caution. The effects may be increased because of the slower removal of the medicine from the body.
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