Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…f indeterminate length, or more than 1 year’s duration; neurosyphilis; congenital syphilis; and syphilis infection in association with HIV infection. When a diagnosis of syphilis is made, evaluation for other STDs and treatment of potentially i…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Treatment

…erythromycin 500 mg q.i.d. for 30 days 6, 12 and 24 months Neurosyphilis Intravenous aqueous penicillin G 4 x 106 U q4 hours or continuous infusion for 10-14 days Procaine penicillin G 2.4 X 106 U daily with oral probenecid 500 mg q.i.d. for 10-14…