Penicillin G Procaine

Pronounced

"pen-ih-SILL-in G PRO-cane"

Uses

This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a long-acting natural penicillin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

This medication should not be used to treat gonorrhea.

How to Use This Medication

This medication is given by injection into a large muscle as directed by your doctor.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. For children, the dosage may also be based on weight.

If you are giving this medication to yourself at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.

For the best effect, follow your doctor's directions for when to receive this antibiotic, and make sure to not miss any doses.

Continue to receive this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.

Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

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