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Susceptible infections of ear, nose, throat, GU tract, skin and soft tissues, lower respiratory tract. Adults: 250-500 mg q 8 hr; pediatric under 20 kg: 20-40 (or more) mg/kg/day in three equal doses. The pediatric dose should not exceed the maximum adult dose.

Prophylaxis of bacterial endocarditis.

Adults: 2 g 1 hr prior to procedure.

Gonococcal infections. Children: 50 mg/kg of body weight, not to exceed adult dose 1 hr prior to procedure.

3 g with probenecid, 1 g, given as a single dose. In addition, tetracycline, 0.5 mg, q.i.d. for 7 days.

Gonococcal infection in pregnancy.

3 g with probenecid, 1 g, given as a single dose. In addition, erythromycin base, 0.5 g q.i.d. for 7 days.

Disseminated gonococcal infections.

3 g with probenecid, 1 g, given as a single dose; then, 0.5 g q.i.d. for 7 days.

Acute pelvic inflammatory disease.

3 g with probenecid, 1 g, given as a single dose. In addition, doxycy-cline, 100 mg b.i.d. for 10-14 days.

Sexually transmitted epididymo-orchitis.

3 g with probenecid, 1 g, given as a single dose. In addition, tetracycline, 0.5 g q.i.d. for 10 days.

Bacterial vaginosis. 0.5 g q.i.d. for 7 days.

Chlamydia trachomatis during pregnancy (as an alternative to erythromycin).

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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