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Penicillin VK Oral Suspension
Bacterial infections
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Drug Name:

Penicillin VK Oral Suspension Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Penicillin V (as potassium) 125mg/5mL, 250mg/5mL.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Penicillin VK Oral Suspension:

Penicillin-sensitive infections.

Adult:

Take on an empty stomach. 125–500mg every 6–8 hours.

Children:

Take on an empty stomach. 15–56mg/kg per day in 3–6 divided doses.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cephalosporin, imipenem, or other allergy: not recommended. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Penicillin VK Tablets

Pharmacological Class:

Penicillinase-sensitive penicillin.

Interactions:

Avoid concomitant erythromycin, sulfonamides. Potentiated by probenecid.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, urticaria, anaphylaxis.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand names Beepen-VK, Betapen-VK, Ledercillin VK, Pen-Vee K, Penapar-VK, Pfizerpen VK, V-Cillin K, Veetids, Uticillin VK.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.


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