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Penicillin
(Generic alternative to Pen VK)

Formulation : Tablet

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No brand alternative is available for this drug.

What is Pen VK /Penicillin used for?

Pen VK is a prescription medication that belongs to the penicillin family, and is primarily used to treat bacterial infections.

How should Pen VK /Penicillin be stored?

Pen VK tablets should be stored in an area that is at room temperature and away from moisture, heat and light.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Pen VK/Penicillin ?

Pen VK is a prescription medication that should be taken in the exact fashion that is outlined in your prescription. If your prescription is unclear, contact your healthcare provider for clarification. Pen VK is a medication that can be taken either with or without food. Your doctor may request that you attend a scheduled visit to assess the effectiveness of your medication.

When should Pen VK /Penicillin not be taken?

Do not take Pen VK if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, or if you are allergic to any other drugs in the penicillin family, including amoxicillin, oxacillin, ampicillin, etc.

What precautions should I follow when taking Pen VK /Penicillin ?

Before you begin taking Pen VK, notify your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have: any other types of allergies, a history of diarrhea after taking antibiotics, a bleeding disorder, blood clotting disorder, kidney disease or asthma. If you are planning to become pregnant or breastfeed during your treatment, talk to your doctor before taking Pen VK.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Pen VK /Penicillin ?

If you experience diarrhea while taking this medication, contact your doctor, as it may a sign of new infection.

When should Pen VK /Penicillin not be taken?

Severe: diarrhea that is watery or bloody; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; urinating less than usual or not at all; severe skin rash, itching, or peeling; agitation, confusion, unusual thoughts or beha

Common: nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; vaginal itching or discharge; headache; swollen, black, or "hairy" tongue; or symptoms of thrush, which may include white patches or inside your mouth or throat.

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