Parenteral Suspension IM Only

Upper respiratory tract infections, erysipeloid, yaws.

Adults: 1,200,000 units as a single dose; older children: 900,000 units as a single dose; children under 27

kg: 300,000-600,000 units as a single dose; neonates: 50,000 units/kg as a single dose.

Early syphilis. Adults: 2,400,000 units as a single dose.

Late syphilis. Adults: 2,400,000 units q 7 days for 3 weeks.

Neurosyphilis. Adults: Penicillin G,

12,000,000-24,000,000 units IV/day for 10-14 days followed by penicillin G benzathine, 2,400,000 units IM q week for 3 weeks.

Congenital syphilis, older children.

50,000 units/kg IM (up to adult dose of 2,400,000 units).

Prophylaxis of rheumatic fever. Adults and children over 27.3 kg: 1,200,000 units/ q 4 weeks; children and infants less than 27.3 kg: 50,000 units/kg as a single dose.

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