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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.

Syphilis - Primary Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Oral: Lower resp tract infections including bronchitis & pneumonia; skin & soft tissue infections; acu...

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: 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...

Indication: Wound, pyogenic skin & soft tissue & resp tract infections. Penicillin-sensitive infections eg, genera...

Indication: Infections caused by susceptible bacteria, as an alternative drug in the treatment of infections in women caus...

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