Uses of Penicillin-vk
Penicillin-vk is used to treat infections, including: Dental infection,
infections in the heart, middle ear infections, rheumatic fever,
scarlet fever, skin infections, upper and lower respiratory tract
infections. Penicillin-vk works against only certain types of bacteria.
It is ineffective against fungi, viruses, and parasites.
Penicillin-vk may be taken on a full or empty stomach, though
it is better absorbed when the stomach is empty. Be sure to take
it for the full time of treatment.
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in
intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor
can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this medication.
Side effects may include: Anemia, black, hairy tongue, diarrhea,
fever, hives, nausea, skin eruptions, stomach upset or pain, swelling
in throat, vomiting.
If you are allergic to either penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics
in any form, consult your doctor before taking penicillin V. There
is a possibility that you are allergic to both types of medication;
and if a reaction occurs, it could be extremely severe. If you
take the drug and feel signs of a reaction, seek medical attention
Take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost
time for the next dose, and you take 2 doses a day, take the one
you missed and the next dose 5 to 6 hours later. If you take 3
or more doses a day, take the one you missed and the next dose
2 to 4 hours later, or double the next dose. Then go back to your
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