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    Benzathine penicillin G

    Information about Benzathine penicillin G

    Benzathine penicillin g uses

    Benzathine penicillin G is used in the treatment of bacterial infections, syphilis and prevention of rheumatic fever.

    How benzathine penicillin g works

    Benzathine penicillin g is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

    Common side effects of benzathine penicillin g

    Nausea, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for Benzathine penicillin G

    • ₹7
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹5 to ₹11
      Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      3 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Benzathine penicillin G

    • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
    • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
    • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
    • Discontinue Benzathine penicillin G and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.


    Content on this page was last updated on 03 November, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)