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Generic Name: penicillin

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  • Penicillin G benzathine (Bicillin® C-R, Bicillin® C-R 900/300), penicillin G procaine, and fixed combination containing penicillin G benzathine and penicillin G procaine (Bicillin® L-A) are administered by deep IM injection only and should not be injected IV or admixed with other IV solutions.
  • Prior to administration of penicillin G benzathine, penicillin G procaine, or fixed combination of penicillin G benzathine and penicillin G procaine, carefully read the warnings, adverse reactions, and dosage and administration sections of the prescribing information.
  • Inadvertent IV administration of penicillin G benzathine has been associated with cardiorespiratory arrest and death.

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