NURSING MOTHERS: Penicillin G benzathine is excreted in human milk. Due to the lack of safety data, penicillin G benzathine should be used cautiously in females who are breastfeeding.
SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects associated with penicillin G benzathine treatment are:
- hypersensitivity or allergic reactions,
- upset stomach,
- cardiac or heart problems,
- sexual dysfunction,
- injection site reactions,
- blurred vision,
- kidney problems, and
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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