Penicillin V has the particular point of preference over penicillin G in imperviousness to inactivation by gastric corrosive. It might be given with suppers; be that as it may, blood levels are marginally higher when the medication is given on a void stomach. Normal blood levels are 2 to 5 times higher than the levels taking after the same measurement of oral penicillin G furthermore demonstrate a great deal less individual variety. Once assimilated, penicillin V is around 80% bound to serum protein. Tissue levels are most elevated in the kidney, with lesser sums in the liver, skin and insides. Little sums are found in all other body tissues and the cerebrospinal liquid. The medication is discharged as quickly as it is caught up in people with typical renal capacity; nonetheless, recuperation of the medication from the pee demonstrates that just around 24% of the measurement is ingested. In neonates, youthful babies and people with weakened renal capacity, discharge is impressively postponed.

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  • Beepen-VK
  • Stop taking penicillin v potassium and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:

    Less common
    Fast or irregular breathing
    fever
    joint pain
    lightheadedness or fainting (sudden)
    puffiness or swelling around the face
    red, scaly skin
    shortness of breath
    skin rash, hives, itching
    You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking penicillin v potassium:

    Rare
    Abdominal or stomach cramps and pain (severe)
    abdominal tenderness
    convulsions (seizures)
    decreased amount of urine
    diarrhea (watery and severe), which may also be bloody
    mental depression
    nausea and vomiting
    pain at place of injection
    sore throat and fever
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    yellow eyes or skin
    Rare - For penicillin G procaine only
    Agitation or combativeness
    anxiety
    confusion
    fear of impending death
    feeling, hearing, or seeing things that are not real
    Some of the side effects that can occur with penicillin v potassium may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    More common
    Diarrhea (mild)
    headache
    sore mouth or tongue
    vaginal itching and discharge
    white patches in the mouth and/or on the tongue
  • The dosage of Beepen-VK (penicillin V potassium) should be determined according to the susceptibility of the causative organism and the severity of infection, and adjusted to the clinical response of the patient. The usual dosage recommendations for adults and children 12 years and over are as follows: Streptococcal Infections—mild to moderately severe—of the upper respiratory tract and including scarlet fever and erysipelas: 125 to 250 mg (200,000 to 400,000 units) every 6 to 8 hours for 10 days. Pneumococcal Infections—mild to moderately severe—of the respiratory tract, including otitis media: 250 mg (400,000 units) every 6 hours until the patient has been afebrile for at least 2 days. Staphylococcal Infections—mild infections of skin and soft tissue (culture and sensitivity tests should be performed): 250 mg (400,000 units) every 6 to 8 hours. Fusospirochetosis (Vincent’s infection) of the oropharynx—mild to moderately severe infections: 250 mg (400,000 units) every 6 to 8 hours. For prevention of recurrence following rheumatic fever and/or chorea: 125 mg (200,000 units) twice daily on a continuing basis.