easier for Canadians to get Bicillin L-A for syphilis

It'll be easier for Canadians to get Bicillin L-A for syphilis.

The long-acting penicillin G benzathine is finally back...six years after being discontinued. In the interim, clinicians had to get it through Health Canada's Special Access Programme.

This is good news. Syphilis cases are up...and a single IM dose of Bicillin L-A is the treatment of choice for most patients.

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