Penicillin V

Category: Antibiotics



Penicillin V Overview

Penicillin (PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics which include penicillin G (intravenous use), penicillin V (use by mouth), procaine penicillin, and benzathine penicillin (intramuscular use). Penicillin antibiotics were among the first medications to be effective against many bacterial infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci. They are still widely used today, though many types of bacteria have developed resistance following extensive use. About 10% of people report that they are ...

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Phenoxymethylpenicillin dosing protocol

The dosing guidelines say to take 2 tablets every 6 hours, but previously said 2 tablets four times a day. At 250mgs, how should I take these for tonsillitis? ## Hello, Kim! How are you? Taking them every 6 hours is the same as taking them 4 times a day. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Thus, you should follow your doctor's dosing instructions. Is there anything else I can help with? ## 2 tablets 4 times a day is like 8 am 12noon 4 pm 8pm .2 tablets every 6 hours you are only getting 3 doses in unless your going to get up again early hours to take . So 2 four times a day it is then .

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dosage of pota-vi-kin penicilina-v

I have sa sore throat and am coughing up green colored mucus . my bottle has 40 tablets of penicilina-v 8000,000 u, what is the dosage per day & how long do I take it? ## Hi kate, The usual adult dose for upper respiratory tract infections are listed below: Mild streptococcal infection: Penicillin V potassium 250 to 500 mg orally every 6 to 8 hours for 10 days Pneumococcal empyema: Penicillin G 5 to 24 million units/day IV in divided doses every 4 to 6 hours Learn More: Penicillin Details I hope this info helps! ## I have stones at times on my tonsils. Is pita vi kin 800,000 ok to take. ## Can I take if I got a pimple in my noise my lip got swollen and my cheeks I just took naproxen 500 mg she could take the pota-vi-kin pencilina-v 800,000 u ## I like to know the dosis for pota vi k...

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dosage PER DAY

I have sa sore throat and am coughing up green colored mucus . my bottle has 40 tablets of penicilina-v 8000,000 u, what is the dosage per day & how long do I take it? ## Hi kate, The usual adult dose for an upper respiratory tract infection is: "Penicillin V potassium 250 to 500 mg orally every 6 to 8 hours for 10 days" NOTE: 800,000 U is the equivalent of 500 mgs Learn More: Penicillin Details If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back so I can further assist you. ## is Penicilina v ok for sinus infections

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penicillin V - correct dosage

I have 500 mg capsules of penicillin V. What is the correct daily dosage for an adult wieghing about 145 lbs? ## 500mgs is a normal, adult dosage, though sometimes it is adjusted according to the severity of the infection being treated. We aren't medical professionals, though, what has your doctor suggested you take? This is an antibiotic, so common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Penicillin V
  • For Solution: 125mg/5ml, 200,000 units/5ml, 250,000 units/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 400,000 units/5ml
  • Injection: 1,000,000 units/vial, 1,200,000 unit/2ml, 1,500,000 units/vial, 1.2mil unit/ml, 2,000,000 unit/50ml, 2,400,000 unit/4ml, 20,000,000 units/vial, 3,000,000 unit/50ml, 300,000 units/ml, 300,000 units/vial, 5,000,000 units/vial, 600,000 units/1.2ml, 600,000 units/ml
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 125mg, 250,000 unit, 250mg, 400,000 unit, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Penicillin V: (28 results)

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  • 0093-1172 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1174 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0781-1205 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-1655 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 10544-296 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-297 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 16714-234 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 16714-235 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 21695-318 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 43063-054 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-096 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 49999-050 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50436-3613 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Unit Dose Services
  • 54569-2702 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-2710 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54868-1171 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-1173 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-206 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 55289-207 Pcn V K+ 500 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 59762-1534 Pcn V K+ 250 mg Oral Tablet by Greenstone LLC
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