Penicillin

FDA Approved: * May 27, 1964
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Penicillin Overview

Penicillins (P, PCN or PEN) are a group of antibiotics originally obtained from Penicillium moulds, principally P. chrysogenum and P. rubens. Most penicillins in clinical use are chemically synthesised from naturally-produced penicillins. A number of natural penicillins have been discovered, but only two purified compounds are in clinical use: penicillin G (intramuscular or intravenous use) and penicillin V (given by mouth). Penicillins were among the first medications to be effective against...

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Sulfur & Cream of Tartar Wafer

Years ago, given to each of us once per day for keeping mosquitos from biting & if they bit us, would not cause problems. ## Where can I find Sulfur and Cream of Tarter Wafers? I took them as a kid and never had any problems with bug bites and ticks and we played in the woods every day. As I got older I never had acne. I wanted to have my daughter try it, but can not find them. They were a little flat wafer about the size of a quarter and chewable. The taste was not bad at all....and a somewhat sweet. Can someone help me find this product if it exists? ## Linda, glad to see that someone besides I remembers these wafers. I still have not found them anywhere but I will keep checking smalltowm pharmicies & hopefully locate them somewhere!!! I just know they were wonderful! ## I fou...

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Penicilina 500 Mg

Hello, my husband, 52 yro, 165 pds, woke up this morning with his cheak swollen from his tooth. I bought a bottle of Penicilina Nipecil 500 mg in mexico recently. What is the correct dosage and length he should take? Thank you for your help. ## I believe Nipecil might just be their brand name for it, but it seems the active ingredient is just Penicillin, which is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. Learn more Penicillin details here. The main problem, however, is that while it can treat the infection, it will not help with whatever underlying problem is causing the tooth to get infected, so it will likely just keep returning. He needs to see a dentist to have the tooth taken care of as soon as possible, they will also let him know what the best antibiotic...

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85 on one side white oblong e on other side

This pill is white and oblong, has a capital E on one side and if flipped over has an 8 and a 5 seperated by a score. ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Penicillin V with Potassium, this is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Do you have any questions? ## what is the dosage your suppose to take ## Can 8 5 E be taken for infected tooth ## Yes, I got them for my wisdom teeth when i had them taken out. ## Hi, I have some pills that were in my medicine cabinet and they are white oval pills. there is an 8 and a 5 on one side and on the other side there is just an E. Does any one have any idea what these pills are? Thank you so much in advance for your help. ## Do I need to eat before t...

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sulfatiazol con penicilina

what does this drug treat? ## If my translations serve me correctly, this drug combines Sulfathiazole and Penicillin, and is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Did you come across it in an ointment, tablet, etc? I am curious to know... ## this ointment is applied to various types of wounds cuts..ect. to help prevent infection and heal quicker ## want to know where to purchase sulfatiazol con penicilina in oinment form 30g in Chicago Il. area ## Can I use Slftiazol as an effective treatment for scabbies ## Can you use it on a healing tattoo? ## I want to know where to purchase a cream I purchased in Mexico several years ago. Unguento Sulfatiazol con Penicilina ## I found it possible to purchase it in any state of mexico at any pharmacy in the city. You will almost always fi...

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Sulfatiazol con Penicilina Pomada Lata 27g

My neighbor was in a car accident and had many cuts and scabs on his face. He told me he was applying this to his skin so it can heal. In less than a week from the accident all his wounds were gone. I was wondering if you can use this for like acne scabs or acne cuts ? ## Hello, Kelly! How are you? This is an antibiotic ointment, that's used to treat or prevent infections. You really shouldn't use it, without your doctor's approval, because improper use may lead to your developing antibiotic resistance. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I fell and scrap my whole lower leg and my husband came with the cream to put on my cut. I was hesitant but I allowed him to apply I normally scare and take long time to heal but in one week my cut healed no joke it is amazing. I fou...

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Is Gimalxina Amoxicilina 500 mg from Mexico Counterfeit? i.e. Placebo?

I have taken amoxicilina many times during my life; bought in the US and in Honduras. This last week I got a bottle of 60 capsulas while in Cozumel, to complete my antibiotic treatment (I lost the previous amoxi I was taking). I am very familiar with the smell and taste of amoxicilina and penicillin. I open the capsules when I take it, it tastes bad, and has a unique taste & smell (also in urine). The current bottle I just purchased, red & white capsulas, is a white powder with NO taste nor smell. Furthermore, it appears to have no affect on my sinusitis, and NO odor in urine. This is the first Amoxi I have ever taken that is like this (no taste & no odor. So common sense tells me I HAVE BEEN ROBBED. If this is COUNTERFEIT Amoxi, we need to STOP ITS SALE. The bottle I have s...

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Calvepen 666mg Tablets Question?

I Have Being Taken Calvepon For Nearly 3 days now because for infected throat due to smoking happened me twice in over a month was on augmention for a week the first time found them hard on stomach.. my third day on the tablets i experienced headackes alot is this a side effect of the tablet or could it be the infection??? how long does it take for calvepen to work?? Thanks Colin ## Calvepen contains the antibiotic Penicillin. Yes, it can cause headaches, or they could be cause by the infection or something else entirely, it is hard to say. You should consult your doctor. In order for this to work effectively, you need to take it for the full course of treatment. ## ON Calvepen tables 666mg can i still drink alcohal on them or will it have a effect on me??? ## i've been given calvep...

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Pota vi kin Uses and dosage

Can I take these for a sore throat infection and if so how many tablets per day? ## Well, since what you typed doesn't actually stand for anything, I believe you've confused it, I'm assuming what you're referring to is Penicillin V with Potassium? If so, it is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. However, the length of treatment and dosing depends on the type and severity of infection being treated and this site is not medical professionals to make a guess at that. Not all sore throats are caused by infections and using these if it isn't creates problems. Have you seen a doctor for this? ## Pota-Vi-Kin (active ingredient Penicillin V) is used to treat mild to moderately severe infections due to penicillin G-sensitive microorganisms.

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93 5195 on a white pill

I am trying to find out about a pill I found in my house. It is a white oval pill with the numbers 93 on one side and 5195 on the other. Thank you for your help ## not sure if this is or was one of my penicillan pills ## This is 500 mg V-Cillin K®, anti bacterial Penicillin ## This tablets contains 500mgs of Penicillin V Potassium, it is used to treat bacterial infections. NDC: 00093-5195 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. This particular tablet has now been discontinued. Ref: Medline Plus Penicillin V Potassium Is there anything I can help with?

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Orange Pill With Novo On One Side And A Straight Line The Other

I find these orange in my daughter room,I need to know what they are.They have NOVO on one side and a straight line on the other. ## This is a Canadian tablet and NovoPharm lists it as containing 300mgs of Penicillin V Potassium, which is an antibiotic. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ## It's a pain killer does it have a 0.5 on the side with the line?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Penicillin
  • 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.

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