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Penicillin Vk (Definition)

This is a broad spectrum antibiotic used ...Read more


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Taking the penicillin vk 500 mg tablet and a naproxen ec 500 mg tablet at the same time safe?

Very safe: No interactions. However, aways check with your doctor for specific medication interactions. Take care. ...Read more

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Abscessed tooth - been on penicillin vk 500 mg for 2 days now. When can I expect to see the "harder" areas of swelling start to go down on outer jaw?

Abscessed tooth - been on penicillin vk 500 mg for 2 days now. When can I expect to see the "harder" areas of swelling start to go down on outer jaw?

Pen VK: Typically antibiotics require 48-72hrs to become fully effective. If no changes occur after that period of time, call your dentist/endodontist, who will prescribe a different antibiotic. A root canal is needed regardless, as the cause of the abscess is coming from within the tooth, and the only way to treat it is via a root canal, or extraction. ...Read more

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Can i take penicillin vk 500 mg for ear infection?

Can i take penicillin vk 500 mg for ear infection?

No: Does not provide enough coverage for typical bacterial organisms causing infection- covers strep well, but not h flu, m cattharalis. Amox would be better 1 st line choice. ...Read more

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What is penicillin vk 500 used for?

What is penicillin vk 500 used for?

Dental Infections: While pen vk is not used very often in medicine anymore, it is used in dentistry all the time because it is one of the most effective antibiotics for dental infections. ...Read more

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