Penidure LA 6 Injection

Penidure LA 6 Injection

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Introduction

Penidure LA 6 Injection is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in treating sore throat and sexually transmitted diseases like Syphilis. This medicine is also used to prevent some bacterial infections such as Rheumatic fever.

Penidure LA 6 Injection is a long-acting type of penicillin, which mainly fights and stops the growth of the gram-positive type of bacteria. It is given as an injection into the muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It should be used regularly as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or any penicillin-type of medicine. Rash, allergic reactions or pain, swelling, and redness at the site of injection may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Penidure Injection

  • Bacterial infections
  • Syphilis
  • Prevention of Rheumatic fever

Benefits of Penidure Injection

In Bacterial infections

Penidure LA 6 Injection is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection. This medicine is given by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. It usually makes you feel better quite quickly. You must continue the treatment as prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

In Syphilis

Syphilis is a bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact. The disease starts as a painless sore particularly on your genitals, rectum or mouth. If diagnosed in early stages, syphilis can be treated with the use of Penidure LA 6 Injection, which is an antibiotic that kills the infection causing bacteria and also stops progression of the disease. It is given only by a doctor or nurse into a muscle. Follow the doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

In Prevention of Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease caused by the bacteria streptococcus, that results usually die to inadequately treated throat infections or scarlet fever caused by the same microorganisms. Penidure LA 6 Injection effectively relieves symptoms, controls inflammation and also prevents the disease from returning. If you are allergic to penicillin, tell your doctor before taking it, so you may be treated with some other alternate medicine. If you are using it for the first time, let your doctor know if you notice any signs of allergy such as rash, swelling or any other bothersome side effect.

 

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Side effects of Penidure Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Penidure

  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Penidure Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Penidure Injection works

Penidure LA 6 Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Penidure LA 6 Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Penidure LA 6 Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Penidure LA 6 Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Penidure LA 6 Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Penidure LA 6 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Penidure LA 6 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Penidure LA 6 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.