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Penicillin

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Penicillin and other antibiotic allergy information | myVMC

Penicillin and antibiotic allergy cause allergic symptoms like rash, swelling and difficulty breathing when an affected person uses antibiotics.

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Treatment Tracker App | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Treatment Tracker is a free to use phone app for people who are on penicillin injections to prevent acute rheumatic fever. The app can also be used by people who care for other people on these penicillin injections. The app:

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Guide to administering penicillin (BPG/Bicillin/LAB) | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

This poster contains a brief summary of things to think about when administering secondary prophylaxis.

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Treatment Tracker Video | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Treatment Tracker is a free to use phone app for people who are on penicillin injections to prevent acute rheumatic fever. The app can also be used by people who care for other people on these penicillin injections. The app reminds people when their injection is due or when they have an appointment for their injection AND motivates people to get their injections on time.

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Take Heart App | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Instructions on how to download the 'take heart' app. This App is designed to help people who require regular secondary prophylaxis (penicillin injections) to protect themselves from rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

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Howard King: A Man on a Mission | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Howard King, a Gurindji man from Daguragu in the Northern Territory, doesnt let anything stop him from getting his penicillin injections at the clinic, not even the monsoon rains and flooding that frequent the Top End. "I got my boots off, put on my footy shorts and shirt, went upstream and swim across."

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Young role model gives 100% to get 100% | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

At 14 years old, Jamayah Mooney is 6 years into a ten year treatment plan to ensure she doesnt have a recurrence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). The treatment plan requires a penicillin injection every 23-28 days. Thats around 90 injections over the past 6 years. Shes yet to miss a single injection.

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Resources | Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

Resources Guide to administering penicillin (BPG/Bicillin/LAB) Fast Facts Flyer Resource flyer with links What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease? An explainer video for school staff Search Videos Audio Posters Flyers E-Learning Apps Newsletters Guidelines For Children Patients, Families & Communities Health Professionals Advanced Health Professionals About General Overiew Prevention Women's health Echo Secondary Prophylaxis (BPG) Surgical Anatomy Diagnosis and Management Title Link Type Information for clinicians in Queensland ARF can lead to rheumatic heart disease, disability, open heart surgery and death

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Antibiotics (anti-bacterials) treatment information | myVMC

Antibiotics are medications that work to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria and help your body fight the infection. They do not work against viruses.

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