What diseases are cured by benzyl penicillin potassium?

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Benzylpenicillin potassium (also known as penicillin G benzathine and usually sold under the brand Name Bicillin LA) is used to treat syphilis in all of its stages. Dosage varies by stage with Late Latent (when duration is greater than 12 months), Tertiary and Unknown Duration receiving three doses (usually each does is given in two shots), each one week apart. When the amount of time that the patient has been infected is not known it is assumed to be more than 12 months. Primary, Secondary and Early Latent syphilis are treated with a single dose.

Bicillin LA, not Bicillin C-R, is used to treat syphilis. Treatment with Bicillin C-R is not considered adequate therapy and the patient should be retreated with Bicillin LA in the appropriate dosage. Answer Many bacterial infections such as : Cellulitis Bacterial endocarditis Gonorrhea Meningitis aspiration pneumonia, lung abscess Community-acquired pneumonia Syphilis Septicemia in children
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What bacterial infections does penicillin cure?

Penicillin cures Syphilis It does cure syphilis but you need to include that it used to cure gonorrhoea also. Yes, penicillin does have relevance in the control of STD's however the importance of penicillin goes far beyond that. Penicillin and its derivatives, are used against many susceptible (MORE)

Can you take penicillin to cure fungai?

No fungal infection can be cured by penicillin. But you have very good anti fungal drugs like fluconazole for superficial fungus infection. Systemic fungal infections are very rare.

Can penicillin be used to cure toothache?

Penicillin and other medicines can't cure toothache.. Antibiotics can only control the infection in your tooth that is causing the pain. As pain relievers control pain which is again caused by a inflammed or infected tooth. However, the cause or source of pain which is the decayed tooth can only be (MORE)

Can you mix penicillin and diclofenac potassium?

There is no logic behind mixing to drugs. You can take them together. Penicillin will be absorbed in the stomach and diclofenac is usually enteric coated. Diclofenac will be released in the small intestine and absorbed from there.

What infections can penicillin cure?

Penicillen is an antibiotic. This means it can only kills bacteria . It would be ineffective if you had a virus, like a cold or influenza. However, penicillen is only effective on organisms that have cell walls, as this it's their target. Luckily, this is the case for most bacteria. Penicillen is no (MORE)

How many illnesses does penicillin cure?

Penicillin does not cure illnesses, only stops infections. It is an antibiotic, meaning it kills bacteria, and that's it. Its great, because it is not toxic to humans, but it is very toxic to bacteria. So, we take it, nothing happens to us, but any bacteria that happen to be calling our bodies home (MORE)

What can penicillin cure?

Penicillin is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterialinfections. It is known to cure syphilis, bronchitis and sorethroat.

What diseases does penicillin cure?

A number of diseases that penicillin can treat include syphilis,strep throat, and dog and cat bites. Penicillin targets thebacteria that causes these diseases.

Does penicillin cure STDs?

Penicillin cures syphilis, and it used to cure gonorrhea. They don't use it for gonorrhea anymore because the clap has become penicillin-resistant. Current first-line treatment is ceftriaxone 250 mg. An alternative is azithromycin 2g orally in one dose. The way you cure STDs depends on the STD, s (MORE)

Will penicillin cure bladder infection?

To cure a bladder infection, which is a bacterial infection, thetreatment is usually to prescribe an antibiotic like penicillin.However, there are different types of antibiotics used, such ascephalosporin and fluoroquinolone.

Can penicillin cure yeast infections?

No. Penicillin is an antibiotic and yeast aren't sensible to antibiotics. I think that she meant to say yeast is not Sensitive to antibiotics... not sensible... Antibiotics can actually make a yeast infection worse related to killing off the use bacteria in the vaginal canal (normal flora)

What was the first disease to be cured by penicillin?

The first infection to be treated with penicilin was a terminal case of mouth ulcers contracted by alondon police constable. He ended up dying because after initial success there was not enough penicilin to maintain treatment for enough time.

Does penicillin cure footnail fungus?

No. Penicillin is useful for a variety of bacterial infections, but not fungal infections. There are some options for the infection about which you are inquiring. You should ask your physician about treatment options for your condition.

Does penicillin cure gonorrhea?

Penicillin will not cure gonorrhea. It could at one time, but drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea are increasing in many areas of the world, including the United States, and successful treatment of gonorrhea is becoming more difficult.

Can penicillin cure a sinus infection?

Can penicillin cure a sinus infecton of the head, ears and nose? I just asked if penicillin cures sinuses and then my answer is now a question?That totally makes no sense at all person!

What is benzyl?

Benzyl is a substituent or molecular fragment. It assists with theprocessing of structures and the abbreviation of Bn is used tospecify this substituent.

Can penicillin cure mouth ucles?

The short answer is 'no'. It depends on what has caused the mouthulcer. Common causes of mouth ulcers include local trauma (e.g.biting your lip), poorly fitted dentures and viral infection.Penicillin will not help in any of these situations. Penicillinsonly work to treat bacterial infections. A bact (MORE)

Does penicillin cure chlamydia?

No, penicillin will not cure chlamydia. To treat chlamydia the first line drugs are azithromycin, doxycycline, and erythromycin. Amoxicillin is used only in pregnant women who are allergic to or have some other reason why they can't take azithromycin.

Does penicillin cure influenza?

Penicillin is not to be used in viral fevers like influenza. Giving penicillin in viral fevers is misuse of antibiotic. But if you happen to give penicillin in influenza, most of the patients will recover with out regard to penicillin.

How does penicillin cure syphilis?

Syphilis bacteria are extremely sensitive to penicillin. Very low dose of penicillin is sufficient cure syphilis. So injection benzathine penicillin 1.2 or 2.4 is enough to cure syphilis. Only you to watch for Herxheimer reaction.

Does penicillin cure bronchitis?

Penicillin cures bronchitis in most cases. Injectable procaine penicillin, 0.4 or 0.6 million daily for 7 to 10 days, is a drug of choice for acute and chronic bronchitis.

Does penicillin cure trichomoniasis?

Penicillin is ineffective against trichomoniasis. No it can not; you need to take metronidazole (flagyl). No. Penicillin is useless for trichomonas infection. You have touse metronidazole (brand name Flagyl) or other imidazole derivativefor that purpose. Penicillin will not treat trich. Penicillin w (MORE)

Can penicillin cure a yeast infection?

\nNo. Penicillin is an antibiotic. This means it kills bacteria, not yeast. Penicillin works by preventing the proper formation of the cell wall that is present in some types of bacteria, so it wouldn't work for your yeast infection. In fact, antibiotics are one common cause of yeast infections beca (MORE)

Does penicillin cure syphilis forever?

Yes, or at least it will eradicate the current case of syphilis. Syphilis is an infection. Herpes is a virus. Over the years, we've gotten really good at curing infections, specifically with antibiotics. Penicillin is a very common antibiotic, in fact. Herpes, the virus, we cannot cure, because w (MORE)

Does penicillin cure bacterial vaginosis?

Penicillin is not effective against bacterial vaginosis. It isthough very commen to have relapse after antibiotic treatment.There is a present no cure available that completely eliminates theproblem. As you know penicillin belongs to antibiotics. Antibiotics couldn'tpermeate into the root of bacteri (MORE)

Does penicillin cure herpes?

Penicillin does not cure herpes. Herpes is not curable, although there are treatments to decrease symptoms. . No, there is not a cure for herpes.

Does benzyl penicillin cure streptocci?

To cure streptococcal infection you have to take benzyl penicillin injections twice / thrice a day for 10 days. Alternately tablet penicillin V can be taken in throat infection.

Which disease has no cure?

There are several diseases with no known cure. These diseases have no known cures: Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute myeloid leukemia acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), see also HIV Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) Alzheimer's disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's (MORE)

Can penicillin cure boils?

Yes, penicillin can cure boils. The penicillin usually given forboils is Flucloxacillin. If a person is allergic to penicillin,they will be given a different antibiotic.

Why can't penicillin cure cancer?

penicillin is used to destroy the Prokaryotic cells(bacteria) , cancer is about human/animal body cells which are Eukaryotic. penicillin cant be used to in that case.

Does penicillin cure trcih?

Penicillin does not cure trichomoniasis. You have to go for metronidazole or tinidazole or satronidazole for that.

Does penicillin cure athletes feet?

No. Penicillin only works for bacterial infections. Athletes foot(tinea paedis) is caused by a fungal infection. Penicillins willnot work on fungus. You will need an anti-fungal medication.

Can penicillin cure a chest infection?

Yes, depending on what is causing the infection, but you shouldn't take penicillin unless it is absolutly nessercery. The reason being is that when you use strong antibiotics the germs are not longer penicilin naive and become tollerant to antibiotics so the next time you will need a higher dose and (MORE)

Does penicillin V cure syphilis?

Penicillin is the antibiotic most commonly used to treatsyphilis . ... If you are allergic to penicillin , yourdoctor may prescribe another antibiotic in early stages of syphilis , such as doxycycline, tetracycline, ceftriaxone, orazithromycin. Or he or she may desensitize you so that you can sa (MORE)

Can penicillin cure a cold?

No, penicillin can NOT cure the common cld because penicillian is a antibiotic where as a antibiotic can only kill bacterial infection and the common cold is a virus therefor Penicillin can not cure the common cold, nor can any other antibiotics. :)

Does penicillin cure ulcers?

Antibiotics other than penicillin are used to cure ulcers by killing the Helicobacter pylori bacteria. The most common antibiotics used are: Metronidazole, Tetracycline, Clarithromycin and Amoxicillin.

Can penicillin cure MRSA infection?

penicillin cant cure MRSA but it can cure Penguin Aids because it reacts the aids and has a small party inside your Anus while you are haveing SEX

Will penicillin cure bacterial infection?

Penicillin has been aptly called as 'magic bullet'. It covers most of the common infections. But you have to be careful about it. At times it causes 'anaphylactic reaction' in susceptible individuals.

What diseases are cured using penicillin?

Penicillin is pretty much a "miracle drug" and is used on just about any disease caused by Gram-positive bacteria, except those where the particular species of bacteria involved have become resistant.

Who was cured by penicillin?

Sir Alexander Fleming was working in his lab. He noticed thatbacteria did not grow around the stale bread inhabited by fungi in1928. ( There was a clear zone around the fugal colonies.) He wrotethat fungi must be producing some chemical in order to stop thegrowth of bacteria. This finding was unnoti (MORE)

Does penicillin cure syphilis?

Normal treatment for all stages is Benzathine penicillin G. Penacilling pills are not used. Penicillin very effectively and uniformly cure the syphilis. Single injection of Benzathine penicillin 1.2 or 2.4 million units will cure the syphilis for sure. Penicillin is a drug of choice for syphilis. Al (MORE)

Does penicillin cure staph?

Cure? Maybe, maybe not but Penicillin G and Penicillin V will kill may forms of staphylococcus and streptococcus. There are many, many penicillins on the market today such as: amoxicillin, ampicillin, oxacillin, cloxacillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, and piperacillin. There many more penicillins tha (MORE)

Will penicillin cure a sore throat?

It might if the sore throat is due to an infection by bacteria thatare sensitive to penicillin, and most bacteria that cause sorethroats are. However, the most common causes of a sore throat areviruses and viral infections are not treated with antibiotics likepenicillin, since viruses (e.g., the col (MORE)