What is Penicillin G benzathine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Bicillin L-A

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Penicillin G benzathine is an antibiotic used to treat certain types of infections. It is the generic form of Bicillin L-A.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Penicillin G benzathine

Side effect Patients
Cognitive impairment 1
Injection site pain 1
Muscle fatigue 1
Muscle pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Penicillin G benzathine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Penicillin G benzathine

Duration

Stopped taking Penicillin G benzathine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Penicillin G benzathine.