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Penicillin is used in the treatment of infections caused by specific bacteria. This medication falls within the realm of antibiotics, it is employed to address throat, respiratory tract, and skin infections. It may also be used as a preventive measure for individuals with compromised infection-fighting capabilities. The mechanism of action revolves around the eradication or inhibition of the growth of bacteria responsible for causing the infection.

Uses and Dosage

Administer this medication orally according to your doctor’s instructions. It can be taken with or without food. For optimal absorption, take penicillin on an empty stomach (approximately 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals).

The prescribed dosage hinges on your medical condition and your response to the treatment.

For optimal effectiveness, maintain consistent intervals when taking this antibiotic. To facilitate adherence, take this medication at the same time(s) every day.

Continue using this medication until you’ve completed the entire prescribed course, even if your symptoms abate within a few days. Halting the medication prematurely could permit bacteria to persist and potentially lead to a resurgence of the infection.

Side Effects

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention:

  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • black, hairy tongue

Inform your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any serious side effects:

  • rash
  • hives
  • itching
  • hoarseness
  • wheezing
  • difficulty swallowing or breathing
  • swelling of the throat, tongue, or lips
  • joint pain


Prior to initiating penicillin, inform your doctor or pharmacist about any known allergies, including allergies to penicillin itself, other antibiotics like penicillin-type medications, or cephalosporins, as well as any other allergies you may have. Keep in mind that this product might contain inactive components capable of triggering allergic reactions or other complications.

Before commencing this medication, share your medical history with your doctor or pharmacist, particularly if you have kidney issues.

It’s essential to note that penicillin might compromise the efficacy of live bacterial vaccines (such as the typhoid vaccine). Notify your healthcare professional about your penicillin usage prior to receiving any immunizations or vaccinations.

During pregnancy, utilize this medication only if the necessity is evident. Discuss the potential risks and benefits with your doctor.

This drug traverses into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Form and Strength

Pen VK is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • penicillin tablet:

    • 300mg


How long does Pen VK take to work?

Antibiotics begin to work right after you start taking them. However, you might not feel better for 2 to 3 days.

Does Pen VK make you tired?

Tiredness is not a typical side effect of taking Pen VK. Remember that it is normal for your body to feel a little tired while it is fighting off an infection.



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