Penicillin VK

Penicillin VK

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General Information

  • Group A streptococci (GAS) pharyngitis
  • Mild to moderate Streptoccocal infections
  • Asplenia Prophylaxis

ODB Funded (tablet, oral liquid)

  • With prolonged therapy, monitor renal and hematologic function periodically
  • Observe for change in bowel frequency
  • Monitor for signs of anaphylaxis during first dose
  • Food decreases drug absorption rate; decreases drug serum concentration
  • Management: Take on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals around-the-clock to promote less variation in peak and trough serum levels

300 mg = 480,000 units