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 (intravenous use) and penicillin V (given by mouth). Penicillins were among the first medications to be effective against many bacterial i...

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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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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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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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Penicilin-V Uses and dosage

I have some Penicillin-V 800,000 u. What infection do I take this for? How much a day? ## Penicillin V is used in the treatment of bacterial infections caused by susceptible, usually Gram-positive, organisms. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## Can Penicilina V tablets be used for an abcessed tooth? If so how much per day? I have Pentek-20 800000 u ## Can penicilin v be used for urine infections? ## Penicillin V is used in the treatment of bacterial infections, so I believe so. I am not a doctor not do I know your medical history. If you have an infection I would recommend contacting your MD. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post ...

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Penicilina-V 800,000 U.I.

What dosage would this be in english instead of spanish? ## What is the proper dose for Penicilia V, 800,000 UI ## There really is no difference in the dosage from one language to another, 800,000 IUs is 800,000 IUs. Penicillin is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## Can I take penicillin for a bladder infection? ## Not sure if it would help with a bladder infection. I would do a tele medicine visit with your doctor to ask what kind of antibiotics help with that. Medline Plus says "Penicillin V potassium is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, scarlet fever, and ear, skin, gum, mouth, ...

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Pota Vi Kin Penicilina V 800000 U

I have a very bad sinus infection,regular penicilin has alway kicked it!A normal dose has been 500mg is this pota-vi-kin penicilina-v 800,000 ok to take as a replacement? ## I am not quite certain of the dosage conversions, but yes, it is an equivalent medication, it is Penicillin with Potassium and is used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Does anyone else know more about the relevant dosage? ## My partner was told he has walking phenmoia at clinic his records were mess up and has to do a retake on x-rays. But has not gone back got upset and has a difficult time to take time off. Can he take Pota-Vi-Kin Penicilina 800,000 U for walking phenmoia or phenmoia his symptoms are coughing, congestion, wheezing, e...

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Penicilina pomada

We LOVE this product and want more!! Please tell me about its current availability (my husband recalls it packaged in tiny red and white round tins that come in in a 'sleeve'). ## I'm sorry, but this site does not manufacture nor sell any products of any type. this is an information only website. The product you are referring to is a topical antibiotic ointment that contains Penicillin as the active ingredient to treat or prevent skin infections. In the U.S. anything containing Penicillin is only available by prescription, since it is an antibiotic. Where did you buy it at, when you picked it up, before? ## Yes, this product is great and I wish I could find some as well. My Mother bought some in Mexico many years ago. If you learn where to get it, please let me know. ## I bo...

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penicillin vk 500mg tabs

penicillin ## I have recently been prescribed Penicillin Vk 500 mg from a doctor. I was in SO much pain from my peridontal disease,(from my infection under my teeth), that the pain was excruciating. i went to an emergency hospital instead of a dentist. I have looked up this medication and it describes this certain medication to be used for throat, not an infection. Is this right? have you heard of anyone else being prescribed this medicine for a gum? mouth problem? ## This is a general antibiotic, it is used to treat many different types of infection, not just those of the throat or any other specific part of the body. I took it many times for dental infections. Here's a link to the monograph for more information: Broad spectrum antibiotics, such as this one, can be used to treat ma...

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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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what is moxypen 500 used for

I have a problem with blockage in my ear. It started last week when I had the flu. My flu is sorted out now, but my left ear is still blocked. Is it ok if I use moxypen 500? ## I had a grommet fitted abou 20 years ago and i am very often getting ear infection. I get penicillin and prednicort from the chemist but doesnt cure the problem for longer than 3 months. The area around the ear stays swollen and I had a scan done but shows nothing of interest. The space above my collarbone is also swollen from the permanent swelling which was also checked out with no concern report. I do have a perforated eardrum and mostly apply a Voltaren gel drenched plug which helps a lot. The voltaren plug is only put in the ear canal not direct to the eardrum. I tried this as I do not have medical aid and i...

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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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