Dosage form

250 mg, 500 mg tablets; 125 mg per 5 ml suspension; 250 mg per 5 ml suspension

450 Penile fibromatosis

Penicillin G benzathine. Dermatologic indications and dosage

Disease

Adult dosage

Child dosage

Bejel

2.4 million units IM (over age

600,000 units IM as single injection

10 years)

Blistering distal

1.2 million units IM as single

0.3-0.6 million units IM for children

dactylitis

injection

< 27 kg; 0.9 million units IM for

children > 27 kg

Erysipelas

1.2 million units IM as single

< 30 kg 300,000 units IM daily for

injection

10-14 days

Impetigo

1.2 million units IM as single

0.3-0.6 million units IM for children

injection

< 27 kg; 0.9 million units IM for

children > 27 kg

Pinta

2.4 million units IM (over age

50,000 units IM as single dose

10 years)

Scarlet fever

1.2 million units IM as single

300,000-600,00 units IM as single

injection

injection

Syphilis (primary,

2.4 million units IM (over age

0.05 million units per kg IM weekly

secondary, early

10 years)

for 3 weeks; neonates > 1200 gm -

latent)

0.05 million units per kg IM for

1 dose

Tropical phagedenic

800,000-1,000,000 million units IM

400,000-600,000 million units IM

ulcer

for a total dose of 6-10 million units

daily for a total dose of 3-5 million

units

Yaws

1.2 million units IM as single

600,000 units IM as single injection

injection

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