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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Penicillin Vk (Definition)

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


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Is it ok to take penicillin vk 500 mg 4x day and fexofenadine? Taking the pen post tooth extraction, and I feel like I have allergies bothering me

Is it ok to take penicillin vk 500 mg 4x day and fexofenadine? Taking the pen post tooth extraction, and I feel like I have allergies bothering me

Yes, it's okay.: There aren't any drug interactions between Pen VK & fexofenadine. Having environmental allergies (such as hay fever) doesn't increase your for risk of allergy to penicillin. And you really need to take the Pen VK! Go ahead and take your allergy medication as prescribed. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take penicillin vk 500 mg 4x day and fexofenadine? Taking the pen post tooth extraction, and I feel like I have allergies bothering me

Is it ok to take penicillin vk 500 mg 4x day and fexofenadine? Taking the pen post tooth extraction, and I feel like I have allergies bothering me

OK: Taking antibiotic and antihistamine should not be a problem. If you think you are having an allergic response call the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who did the extraction, or contact your Physician, or go to urgent care. ...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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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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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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Could penicillin vk get you high?

Could penicillin vk get you high?

Not that I know: Antibiotics like pencillin generally do not have any effect on cognition. I am unaware of any psychotropic effects of pen vk. ...Read more

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Safe to mix penicillin vk and food?

Safe to mix penicillin vk and food?

Penicillin: It is preferred to take penvk on an empty stomach for better absorption. However, if it causes abdominal discomfort, it can be taken with food and it will still be as effective. ...Read more