PENICILLIN V (pen i SILL in V) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -asthma -bowel disease, like colitis -eczema -kidney disease -an unusual or allergic reaction to penicillin, cephalosporins, other antibiotics or medicines, foods, tartrazine or other dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding
Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Take all of your medicine as directed even if you think your are better. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
-birth control pills -methotrexate -other antibiotics -probenecid -some vaccines
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve. Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery. If you have diabetes, you may get a false-positive result for sugar in your urine. Check with your doctor or health care professional. Birth control pills may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about using an extra method of birth control.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -breathing problems -fever -new symptoms of infection -redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth -unusually weak or tired Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -diarrhea -headache -nausea, vomiting -sore mouth or tongue -stomach upset.