Medication information

Bicillin LA 1200000u/2mL inj.syringe

This medication contains an antibiotic from the penicillin family. Typically, it is used to treat infections. It requires several days to take effect.

Instructions

This product is usually injected into a muscle (intramuscularly) by a health professional. The injection may be sore for a few days.

Side effects

In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:

  • it may cause pain at the injection site.

Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

Respect the provided storage instructions for this product. If you have any questions, speak to the health care professionals who are overseeing your treatment.

Additional Information

Blood donation is usually refused during this treatment.

This information handout only provides an overview of your treatment. Given the complex nature of your treatment, you will receive information that is much more comprehensive and that deals specifically with your needs. Make sure that you have all the relevant information regarding your medication.

General notes

When meeting with any health professional, it is important for you to share the following information:

  • Your medical history and allergies (medication, food, or other);
  • If you smoke, are pregnant, are planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding;
  • The names of all the medications you take, whether you take them regularly or once in a while, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and natural health products.


If you think you are allergic to this medication or if you develop a rash, itching, swelling of the face or difficulty breathing after using it, seek medical attention immediately.

It is also strongly recommended that you keep an up-to-date list of all the medications you take and carry it with you at all times. This could be useful if you have to see a health professional or need emergency care.

Keep all your medications out of the reach of children and pets and return any unused or expired medications to the pharmacy for proper disposal.