Rated 5.0/5 based on 9 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Penicillin Vk 500 Mg

Share
Dr. Cyma Khalily
77 doctors shared insights

Penicillin Vk (Definition)

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

Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
30 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Need a medication prescription?
Ask a live doctor for free now
Continue
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
30 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Need a medication prescription?
Ask a live doctor for free now
Continue
3

3
Allergies (Tip)

Allergies

Allergy testing with pre-pen and penicillin g can accurately diagnose people with penicillin allergy. ...See more

6

6
Allergies (Tip)

Allergies

Myth: penicillin allergy lasts forever; in 75% of people, penicillin allergy resolves after 15 years. ...See more

Board Certified
30 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
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

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Skin, hair and nails (Tip)

Skin, hair and nails

Mrsa is a form of staph bacteria that is resistant to treatment with penicillin related antibiotics. ...See more

10

10
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

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Need a medication prescription?
Ask a live doctor for free now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
30 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook