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Medications for Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis

What is Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis:  Measures taken to prevent Rheumatic Fever, a systemic inflammatory disease which may develop after an infection with streptococcus bacteria and can involve the heart, joints, skin, and brain.

Medications to treat Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
penicillin v potassium Rx B N Add review
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Generic name: penicillin v potassium systemic

Brand name:  Penicillin VK

Drug class: natural penicillins

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erythromycin Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Brand names:  Erythrocin, Ery-Tab, EryPed, Erythrocin Lactobionate, Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab, E.E.S.-400, E.E.S.-400 Filmtab, E.E.S. Granules, Eryc, Ilosone, PCE Dispertab

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Erythrocin Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

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penicillin g benzathine Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: penicillin g benzathine systemic

Brand name:  Bicillin L-A

Drug class: natural penicillins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Penicillin VK Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: penicillin v potassium systemic

Drug class: natural penicillins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
sulfadiazine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfadiazine systemic

Drug class: sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Ery-Tab Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Bicillin L-A Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: penicillin g benzathine systemic

Drug class: natural penicillins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
EryPed Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Erythrocin Lactobionate Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Erythrocin Stearate Filmtab Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
E.E.S.-400 Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
E.E.S.-400 Filmtab Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
E.E.S. Granules Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Eryc Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ilosone Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
PCE Dispertab Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: erythromycin systemic

Drug class: macrolides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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