Antimicrobials
Penicillin VK

Penicillin VK

Low
Moderate

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

Streptococcal infections and therapy of documented susceptible infection not requiring parenteral therapy (i.e. upper respiratory tract).

Prophylaxis after rheumatic fever.

  • Allergy (anaphylaxis) and other rash
  • Cytopenias, Positive Coombs, Eosinophilia
  • Serum sickness
  • Acute interstitial nephritis

No significant interactions

Antimicrobial class: Penicillin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 1 hour

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: No