Penicillin V

Penicillin V

 

 

General English name: Penicillin V

Brand: Pen-Vee K, V-Cillin K, Veetids

Application: Bacterial infection

 

 

 

 

Penicillin Forms

Penicillin Wei Drug Information

Dosage and method of taking penicillin V

Contraindications to penicillin V

Drug Interactions Penicillin V

Special warnings and precautions while taking penicillin V

Side effects of penicillin V

Overdose of penicillin V (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of penicillin V

 

 

 

 

Penicillin Forms

Tablet

 

Penicillin Wei Drug Information

Penicillin V (penicillin V potassium) or phenoxymethyl penicillin is used to treat or prevent a wide range of bacterial infections. It works as a penicillin antibiotic by stopping the growth of bacteria. It does not work for viral infections (such as colds, flu). Improper use of any antibiotic can make this antibiotic ineffective for subsequent infections.

 

Dosage and method of taking penicillin V

  • Before starting treatment with penicillin V, read the package leaflet carefully. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of his penicillin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • It is best taken on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal).
  • Even if the symptoms of your infection go away after taking penicillin V, take this medicine for a full period and never stop taking the medicine all at once.
  • To get the best results from this medicine, try not to miss a dose of the medicine and take the antibiotic exactly on time.
  • Be sure to tell your doctor if your condition worsens after taking this medicine.

 

Contraindications to penicillin V

  • Pay attention to the expiration date of this medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
  • Never give his penicillin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with penicillin V, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
  • Should not be used if you have a history of penicillin allergy.
  • Her penicillin use during pregnancy and lactation
  • You should not use his penicillin antibiotic during pregnancy and lactation without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself. It is better not to take this medicine during this period.
  • The effect of penicillin on driving and working with machines
  • Penicillin V may make you feel tired, make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Drug Interactions Penicillin V

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with penicillin include methotrexate and tetracyclines.

Penicillin V may interfere with live bacterial vaccines, such as the typhoid vaccine, and reduce its effectiveness.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin and rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.

Penicillin V may interfere with the testing of diabetic urine products (a type of copper sulfate) and may result in erroneous test results. Tell your doctor or nurse that you have used this medicine before the test.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking penicillin V

  • Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking penicillin V:
  • If you decide to have a baby, if you are pregnant or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These include all available medicines, whether prescribed or used by your doctor, such as herbal medicines and supplements.
  • If you have ever been allergic to certain medications or antibiotics of the penicillin group (amoxicillin, ampicillin) or cephalosporins.

 

Side effects of penicillin V

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and diarrhea
  • Oral ulcers
  • Indigestion and heartburn
  • Hairy tongue: Although this complication is very rare, it is best to brush your tongue twice a day to prevent blackening of the tongue.
  • Fatigue, easy bleeding, and severe muscle aches: These are rare but see a doctor right away.
  • Allergic symptoms such as respiratory problems, fever, skin rash, chest pain, difficulty speaking, confusion, vision changes, fainting: See a doctor right away if you have these symptoms.
  • Important Note: Before taking penicillin V, you must make sure that you are not allergic to this drug.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to taking penicillin.

 

Overdose of penicillin V (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as severe diarrhea, severe nausea, shortness of breath, fainting, and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of penicillin V

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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