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    Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin

    Information about Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin

    Penicillin v / phenoxymethyl penicillin uses

    Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and syphilis.

    How penicillin v / phenoxymethyl penicillin works

    Penicillin v / phenoxymethyl penicillin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

    Common side effects of penicillin v / phenoxymethyl penicillin

    Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin

    • ₹8
      Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin

    • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
    • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
    • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
    • Discontinue Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

    Frequently asked questions for Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin

    Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin

    Q. Can I take ibuprofen with penicillin V?
    Penicillin V is not known to interact with ibuprofen. However please consult your doctor before taking ibuprofen along with penicillin V
    Q. Does penicillin V cause drowsiness?
    Penicillin V does not cause drowsiness. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
    Q. Does penicillin V affect birth control?
    Penicillin V may reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. Please use additional forms of contraceptive precautions while taking penicillin V. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

    Content on this page was last updated on 03 November, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)