Description of the medicine: Bicillin-5
A mixture containing 1 part benzylpenicillin novocaine salt (300,000 units) and 4 parts bicillin-1 (1 200 000 units).
White or white with a slightly yellowish tinge powder. With water forms a suspension.
Apply as a suspension in sterile water for injection, in isotonic sodium chloride solution or in 0.25-0.5% solution of novocaine, which is prepared ex tempore.
Like bicillin-1 is a drug of prolonged action.
Enter only intramuscularly. Intravenous and endolumbic administration is not allowed.
The use of bicillin-5 provides a long-term preservation of a high concentration of antibiotic in the blood (up to 4 weeks).
Indications for use are the same as for other long-acting penicillin drugs; Bicillin-5 is especially indicated for prolonged (year-round) prevention of relapses of rheumatism (see Bicillin-1).
Introduce adults for 1 500 000 units (the contents of one bottle) every 4 weeks intramuscularly (in the upper outer quadrant of the buttocks), preschool children - 600 000 units once every 3 weeks, children older than 8 years 1 200 000 units 1 time In 4 weeks.
Contraindications and possible complications see Bicillin-1.
Product: in bottles of 1 500 000 units.
Storage: List B. In a dry place at room temperature.