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Doxycycline: Doxycycline for 2-4 weeks is recommended if penicillin cannot be given, or sometimes ceftriaxone. However, penicillin is by far the best drug. If you had a severe penicillin allergy in the past, then probably penicillin should be avoided. Otherwise, it still might be the best choice for you. Discuss it with your doctor or, even better, an infectious diseases or STD specialist. ...Read more
Can I take more than the recommended dosage of penicillin tablets in one day to quicken the treatment.?
No.: The length of time forest treatments cannot be shortened by increasing dosing. ...Read more
If tablet yes: But if in capsule form, just separate out the capsule parts and pour out the powder. ...Read more
Yes: They don't interfere with each other.Get a more detailed answer ›
Penicillin: Some medications are absorbed better in the absence of food and such is the case for penicillins. ...Read more
My friend just took an overdose on 15 penicillin vk tablets 250mg, What is going to happen to them and how can I help?
What do you suggest if my friend just took an overdose on 15 penicillin vk tablets 250mg, what will happen and what should I do?
Hello have tonsillitis and have been put on penicillin two tablets four times daily without food, my urine is a florecent. Yellow is this normal?
Don't worry: You might even smell the antibiotic in your urine. The color is usually related to your level of hydration. The clearer the better. If you are fighting an infection it is best to drink lots and lots of fluids. You will be helping your body fight the infection and you will feel better. Most people are somewhat dehydrated normally. When sick, they tend to drink less, and this makes things worse. ...Read more
No interaction: But do it in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can Hydrocodone, Ibuprofen, Ondansetron, and Penicillin VK tablets from wisdom teeth removal delay my period? I've also been very stressed this month.
I have been prescribed phenoxymethyl-penicillin 2 250MG tablets 4 times a day, how much of a time gap shall I leave between each tablet?
Doesn't matter: Just spread them out over the day while awake. Even a couple hours between some doses would be OK as long as you take all four each day. ...Read more
Possibly: You don't know if you have an infection, do you? Taking antibiotics when you don't have an infection is totally useless, and taking antibiotics if you do have a dental infection will not fix the tooth. You still need to see a dentist for care, so the sooner you call the sooner you will feel better.. ...Read more
It's okay!: While it is not okay to crush slow-release or enteric-coated pills, it is often okay to crush others, like Pen VK. Always double check with your pharmacist though, to be sure since that is the person who knows exactly which formulation of the drug has been used with your prescription. ...Read more
Can I drink beer while taking penicillin vi 500mg tablets I'm taking this med for and abscess on my tooth?
I was diagnosed with strep throat yesterday and was given penicillin for two tablets a day for 10 days. Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) together with penicillin?
Sure: This is no problem. Feel better!Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi im on phonoxymethyl-penicillin for tonislitis it says 250mg a tablet so I have to take 2 tablets at a time 4 times is every 4 hours okay?
Yes, no problem: Yes, that's fine. Just take it 4 times while awake, i.e. 4 times a day, about every 4 hours, and don't worry about skipping the extra hours when sleeping. ...Read more
Malaria tablets: Potentially any. There isn't an association between penicillin allergy and allergy to any malaria medication, whether it is for prevention or treatment. The two antibiotics used for malaria are tetracycline and sulfonamides, but these are not related to penicillin and do not have cross-sensitivity to it. ...Read more
I had vrdl 1:64. I got 1 penicillin 1.2 shot. I took 2 tablets of doxycyline hyclate for 2 weeks everyday. Is this enough to cure my syphilis. Am hiv-?
Yes: It is generally not advisable to discontinue oral contraceptives or modify a schedule while taking antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes you can...: Better with food in stomach....Get a more detailed answer ›
Been sexually active the last 3 weeks I also got a UTI so I took penicillin pills but I also took a day after pill and now I'm bleeding what's wrong?
Bleeding: Need more information so visit with a doctor to discuss ...Read more
I have tonsillitis so am taken penicillin, I have a migraine and my tablets for migraines contain aspirin is that ok?
It is OK: There is no drug interactions between these drugs. Always check with your doctor for specific medication interactions. Take care. ...Read more