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Penicillin-VK

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Most Commonly Used

Penicillin VK 500mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 1174  |  9 3
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Pen VK 125mg/5ml Pwd for Soln
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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  1172
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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  1172
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Pen VK 250mg/5ml Pwd for Soln
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Common Side Effects of Penicillin
Taking penicillin-VK for repeated or prolonged periods may cause a new vaginal yeast infection or oral thrush. An uncommon but possible side effect of taking penicillin-VK is a tongue discoloration sometimes called a black, "hairy" tongue. The effect is harmless and likely will go away after treatment.

Tell your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction to any antibiotic in the past. Penicillin-VK may cause an allergic reaction. Seek emergency help immediately if you are taking penicillin-VK and notice symptoms including:
  • Rash
  • Itching/swelling of the face, tongue, lips, or throat
  • New fever or symptoms of worsening infection
  • Severe dizziness or fatigue
  • Trouble breathing
  • Severe skin rash
  • Hives or itching
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty swallowing or breathing
The more common side effects of penicillin-VK include:
  • Vomiting
  • Mild skin rash
  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea