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Bicillin L-A Injectable in Tubex

Bicillin L-A Injectable in Tubex Patient Information including How Should I Take

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving penicillin G benzathine (Bicillin L-A Injectable in Tubex)?

You should not receive this medication if you are allergic to penicillin. Tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a cephalosporin antibiotic such as cefdinir (Omnicef), cefprozil (Cefzil), cefuroxime (Ceftin), cephalexin (Keflex), and others.

To make sure penicillin G benzathine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • asthma or a history of allergies;
  • liver disease;
  • kidney disease; or
  • heart disease.

FDA pregnancy category B. This medication is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

Penicillin G benzathine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How is penicillin G benzathine given (Bicillin L-A Injectable in Tubex)?

Penicillin G benzathine is injected into a muscle. A healthcare provider will give you this injection.

Penicillin G benzathine must be injected slowly into a muscle of the buttock.

Penicillin G benzathine is sometimes given only once or only for a few days until your symptoms clear up. Be sure to receive all doses your doctor has prescribed. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antibiotics.

After you have finished your treatment with penicillin G benzathine, your doctor may want to do tests to make sure your infection has completely cleared up.

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