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Doctor insights on: Veetids First Generation Penicillin

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What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

What happens if you can't have a penicillin shot for syphilis?

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

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Veetids (Definition)

Veetids is a first generation penicillin which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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My throat do hurt. Is it ok to take veetids (penicillin vk)?

My throat do hurt. Is it ok to take veetids (penicillin vk)?

Get a diagnosis: Veetids (penicillin vk) is an antibiotic and should only be used for a bacterial infection. It will not do anything for viral throat infections. Go to the doctor and get tested for bacteria. ...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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Penicillin v potassium is it ok to break in half trouble swallowing. Pharmacist said ok? Does it stay in your system long finished it 4 days ago?

Penicillin v potassium is it ok to break in half trouble swallowing. Pharmacist said ok? Does it stay in your system long finished it 4 days ago?

Yes: I'm assuming you are talking about the tablet not the powder form. If so, the tablets are scored so yes you can cut it in half. Half of it is gone from your system within 1/2h and within a few hours is gone altogether provided you have normal kidney function. ...Read more

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Why does penicillin V potassium 500mg give me a yeast affection and what should i use for to get rid of it?

Why does penicillin V potassium 500mg give me a yeast affection and what should i use for to get rid of it?

Yeast common with Pe: Many Antibiotics have yeast overgrowth as part of their action. AB's kill bad and good bacteria so yeast thrive with less predators. If yeast is in vagina, several fungicide products are available OTC (no rx). You may need a med like Diflucan (fluconazole) ,pill, to get rid of it. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Will penicillin v potassium heal pink eye?

Rarely: Almost all pink eye is viral in origin. Penicillin v is a fine drug but effective only against bacteria. So only if you had a really rare pink eye from susceptible bacteria would this be effective. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you. ...Read more