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Penicillin V Potassium

penicillin V potassium
Penicillin V potassium is a slow-onset antibiotic that is used to treat many types of mild to moderate infections caused by bacteria, including scarlet fever, pneumonia, skin infections, and infections affecting the nose, mouth, or throat. Penicillin V potassium is also used to prevent the symptoms of rheumatic fever. Penicillin V potassium is also used to prevent infections of the heart valves in people with certain heart conditions who need to have dental work or surgery. Penicillin V potassium may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
penicillin V potassium
DRUG TYPE
natural penicillins

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You should not be treated with this medicine if you are allergic to penicillin.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Penicillin V Potassium powder for reconstitution 125 mg/5 mL250 mg/5 mL
tablet 250 mg500 mg

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