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  • Penicillin V 250mg Tablets 100's

Penicillin V 250mg Tablets 100's

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Description
Penicillin V, is also known as phenoxymethylpenicillin. Therapeutic indications: For use in the treatment of mild to moderately severe infections caused by penicillin sensitive organisms. Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
How to use
Adults: The dosage is 250-500 mg every six hours.
Elderly: The dosage is as for adults. The dosage should be reduced if renal function is markedly impaired.
Prophylactic Use: The dosage is 250 mg daily for long term prophylaxis of rheumatic fever.
Paediatric population- Children 1-5 years: 125 mg every six hours. -6-12 years: 250 mg every six hours.
Precautions
Contraindications: Phenoxymethylpenicillin is contraindicated in patients with known penicillin hypersensitivity. Attention should be paid to possible cross-sensitivity with other beta-lactam antibiotics e.g. cephalosporins. Severe acute infections should not be treated with phenoxymethylpenicillin.