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SYPHILIS - PRIMARY
Syphilis is a vertically or sexually transmitted infection caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum.
In the primary stage of acquired syphilis, there is an appearance of a painless ulcer (chancre). Then in the secondary stage, there are skin rashes and sores on mucous membranes.
In the latent stage, it is asymptomatic and not communicable. It is in the tertiary or late stage that it is symptomatic but not communicable; it usually appears 10-20 years after 1st infection.
Drug Information

Indication: Infections caused by susceptible organisms in lower resp tract (eg, bronchitis, pneumonia), skin & soft ti...

Indication: Tab/powd for oral susp Lower resp tract infections including bronchitis & pneumonia; skin & soft tissu...

Indication: Resp tract, ENT, O&G, skin & soft tissue, bone & dental infections, UTI. Prophylaxis of recurrent ...

Axcel Erythromycin ES
erythromycin ethylsuccinate

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections caused by Strep pyogenes & Strep pneumoniae; pertussis caused by B...

Indication: Upper resp tract infection including sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis; acute otitis media, lower resp tract...

Indication: Lower & upper rest tract, skin & soft tissue infections, acute otitis media. STD, uncomplicated genita...

Indication: Lower resp tract infections eg, bronchitis & pneumonia, odontostomatological, skin & soft tissue infec...

Indication: Purulent bacterial & trachomatous conjunctivitis caused by Chlamydia trachomatis in adults & childn fr...

Indication: Lower resp tract infections including bronchitis & pneumonia; skin & soft tissue infections; otitis me...

Indication: Acute tonsillitis, scarlet fever, chronic erysipela, erysipeloid, wound infections, bite wounds, syphilis, oth...

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