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Consuming alcohol with Pen VK does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pen VK is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Pen VK is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
Pen VK does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pen VK should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pen VK may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Pen VK in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Pen VK is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, like, infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract, skin and... View More
Uses of Pen VK
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Pen VK
- Allergic reaction
How to use Pen VK
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pen VK is to be taken empt... View More
How Pen VK works
Pen VK is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to sur... View More
- You have been prescribed Pen VK for the treatment of bacterial infections.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine... View More
Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Skin & soft tissue infections, Anthrax, Lyme disease, Rheumatic fever, Spleen disorders, Dental Abscesses, gingivitis, upper r... View More
Oral Adult: Usually 250-500 mg 6 hourly Prophylaxis of recurrent rheumatic fever 250 mg twice daily. Streptococcal infections of the upper res... View More
Oral Tablet Children: PO 25–50 mg/kg/day q6h Syrup Dry Syrup: 1-2 tea-spoonful (5-10ml) 6 hourly Forte Syrup: ½-1 tea-spoonful (2.5-5ml) 6 hourly... View More
Hypersensitivity to penicillins.
Mode of Action
Inhibits the biosynthesis of cell wall mucopeptide; bactericidal against sensitive organisms when adequate concentrations are reached, and most effectiv... View More
Monitor renal and haematologic systems periodically during prolonged therapy or if high dose is used. Use may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible org... View More
Nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, diarrhoea, black hairy tongue; skin eruptions (maculopapular to exfoliative dermatitis), urticaria and other seru... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More