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What Do The G And V Of Penicillin Mean
Penicillin: The term "penicillin" is often used generically to refer to benzylpenicillin (penicillin g), procaine benzylpenicillin (procaine penicillin), benzathine benzylpenicillin (benzathine penicillin), and phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin v). Procaine penicillin and benzathine penicillin have the same antibacterial activity as benzylpenicillin but act for a longer span of time. Phenoxymethylpenicilli.See 1 more doctor answer
I'm supposed to be allergic to penicillin but I take amoxicillin with no problems. Does this mean I'm not allergic anymore?
Probable allergic: It can be coincidental with a viral infection or from an immune reaction to penicillin.
I recently developed a penicillin allergy. Does this mean I need to be careful of any probiotics now as well?
Penicillin allergy: No, there is no cross-reactivity between the usual organisms contained in probiotic preparations and the drug penicillin or its derivatives. You should, however, make note of the type of reaction you experienced and transmit this information to any doctor you see for any reason. People with an allergic reaction to one agent may have a higher risk of reacting to others.
Always fine w penicillin, but had extreme allergic reaction reaction to keflex! Does that mean I am now also allergic to penicillin for sure?
I have a serious allergy to penicillin and midazolam and the doctors said I should be careful of drugs, does this mean im allergic to drugs like weed?
Allergy 2 penicillin: The allergy extends to any member of the penicillin class. Caution about using substances of unknown provenance is appropriate if your allergy is significant. One needs to be assured there are no penicillin related contaminants in the substances used. Weed is known to harbor many types of mold, a penicillium species might present in some plants.See 1 more doctor answer
I have been tested positive for syphilis score of 1:16 started penicillin treatment today. Can I just get hiv? Or does this mean I will later get hiv?
I've had 12 days of flucloxacillin and penicillin and have cellulitis. It is not longer sore or hot and has reduced in size. Does this mean I'm healed?
Healing slowly: Follow up with your physician and make sure you finish all the prescribed antibiotic since it seems to be working. He has the final say to see if you are healed!
No: There is indeed crossreactivity, but: -if you are allergic to cephalosporins like cephalexin, and have had penicillin with no problem in the past, most patients can continue taking penicillin without problems. -if you have not had penicillin since this reaction to cephalexin, you should see a physician who could to test you to penicillin, ideally an allergist.
I've been on penicillin for 3days now 4x a day for tooth abscess I'm starting to feel better does this mean the infection is under control?
Antibiotics: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Antibiotic: Penicillin is one of the first antibiotic ever developed to treat infection. Unfortunately, due to it's widespread and indiscriminate use, many bacteria became resistant to this great antibiotic. Today we still use it to treat many different types of infection caused by bacteria sensitive to penicillin.
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