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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Pen Vee K (Overview)

Pen-Vee K is a first generation penicillin which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Ana Adelstein
9 doctors shared insights

Pen Vee K (Overview)

Pen-Vee K is a first generation penicillin which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What are the reasons a doctor will prescribe an epi-pen?

What are the reasons a doctor will prescribe an epi-pen?

Severe allergies: Epinephrine auto-injectors like the Epipen (epinephrine) are prescribed for individuals with a history of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). They are also prescribed sometimes for people on allergy shots as a precautionary measure. ...Read more

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Is my dentist being extra careful? He prescribed me penicillin v. Potassium for a root canal?

Is my dentist being extra careful?  He prescribed me penicillin v. Potassium for a root canal?

No : Penicillin is the gold standard in dentistry because it is very effective for dental infections. Im not sure where you got potassium from but that is not an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What type of pens are normally toxic?

What type of pens are normally toxic?

I would consider all: If you are referring to "ink pens" and such, i would consider them all toxic if it is ingested. If ingested, call the company, call the poison control center. Don't know what else to tell you. ...Read more

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Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads to malabsorption of mostly fats and certain sugars into the bloodstream. It will lead to nutritional deficiencies among other problems. Need rx with antibiotics, usually at least a year, herbs and supplements. If left untreated, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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Hi Doc. How are you? Is the the Volna-k can drink long time and what is the side effect?...thnx.

Hi Doc. How are you? Is the the Volna-k can drink long time and what is the side effect?...thnx.

It should last: 12 hours and is used to treat pain. It can cause stomach pain and at it's worse cause an ulcer. It should only be taken when absolutely needed, ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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I used penicillin phenoxymeth(pen-vee K) 500 ml to teat a strep throat for 10 days . now a week after the end of the treatement , I still feel weak,?

I used penicillin phenoxymeth(pen-vee K) 500 ml to teat a strep throat for 10 days . now  a week after the end of the treatement , I still feel weak,?

Many possibilities: You may feel weak and tired because you lost a lot of weight during the illness. Maybe you also had mononucleosis at the same time. This does not mean the Penicillin was not effective for the Strep throat ...Read more