Penicillin Oral Tablet 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Penicillin: Oral tablet (250mg)

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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93  |  1172
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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93  |  1172
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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: PVK 250  |  GG 949
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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: E 84 
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Penicillin VK 250mg Tab
Citron Pharma LLC
Pill Identification: E 84 

What is this Medicine?

PENICILLIN V (pen i SILL in V) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Penicillin VK 250mg Tablet

NDC: 000931172
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Scarlet Fever, Pharyngitis, Bacterial Colonization Eradication, Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Otitis Media, Erysipelas, Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis, Endocarditis Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anthrax, Anthrax Prophylaxis, Actinomycosis, Rat-bite Fever, Pneumococcal Prophylaxis

Penicillin VK 250mg Tablet
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93  |  1172
Shape: oval
Color: white
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93  |  1172
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Penicillin VK 250mg Tablet

Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Second Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Third Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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