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Penicillin V (Oral Route)
What is penicillin V?
Penicillin V is one of the most common forms of penicillin antibiotics. These drugs are used to treat bacterial infections in various areas of the body. Unlike other forms of penicillin, this medication is commonly supplied as an oral tablet.
Talk to your doctor about whether penicillin V is right for you.
What are the most common side effects of penicillin V?
The use of penicillin V may cause side effects. If these adverse reactions do not go away within a few days or become severe, talk to your health care provider.
Common symptoms reported when taking penicillin V include:
- Upset stomach
- Nausea and vomiting
This is not a complete list of adverse reactions.
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Frequently asked questions about penicillin V
What is penicillin V used to treat?
Penicillin V is prescribed for the treatment of bacterial infections in various areas of the body.
Primarily, penicillin V is used to treat conditions such as:
- Respiratory tract infections
- Scarlet fever
- Bacterial ear infections (such as otitis media)
- Bacterial skin infections (such as cellulitis)
- Bacterial throat infections (such as strep throat)
Because penicillin V is an antibiotic, it is ineffective against viral, parasitic, and fungal infections. This medication is prescribed to treat existing infections, and should not be used as a preventative measure against bacterial infections. Doing so can actually make you more resistant to antibiotic treatment.
How does penicillin V work?
What are the common side effects of penicillin V?
Penicillin V has been shown to cause some mild side effects. If these adverse effects do not go away within a few days, talk to your health care provider.
- Upset stomach
This is not a complete list of possible adverse effects.
If you experience an unexplained rash, swelling, difficulty breathing, or itchy skin while taking penicillin V, seek medical attention immediately. These are early signs of an allergic reaction, a potentially serious side effect of taking this medication.
As with all prescription medication, be sure to inform the prescribing doctor about any medical conditions you have been previously diagnosed with, as well as any medication/ supplements you are currently taking before taking penicillin V. Penicillin V may interact with other forms of medication, causing potentially serious side effects. In addition, let your doctor know if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, or are currently breastfeeding before starting treatment with this medication.
What is the typical starting dose of penicillin V?
Penicillin V is commonly administered as an oral tablet. The exact dosage of your prescription will vary depending on your age and the infection requiring treatment.
In most cases, penicillin V should be taken every 6 hours (4x per day) or every 8 hours (3x per day). The length of treatment will depend on the infection.
It is recommended that you take penicillin V at the same time every day.
Do not discontinue or increase your dosage of penicillin V without consulting your doctor first. If you stop taking penicillin V before the full course of treatment has finished, the infection may recur. Take the medication exactly as prescribed, and inform your doctor if you begin to experience any side effects while taking the medication.
Can I get penicillin V online?
Good news! Providers on Sesame can write a prescription for penicillin V to be picked up near you – often within the same day. Don’t wait to get your prescription filled. Talk to a provider on Sesame and get your prescription ordered right away for fast and convenient pickup from a pharmacy of your choice.
Note that all prescriptions are at the discretion of your health care provider.