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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about LEDERCILLIN VK

What is LEDERCILLIN VK?

What is LEDERCILLIN VK?

LEDERCILLIN VK is the brand name for penicillin v potassium and is available as an oral tablet and solution.

What dosages is LEDERCILLIN VK available in?

What dosages is LEDERCILLIN VK available in?

LEDERCILLIN VK is available as a 250 mg and 500 mg oral tablet and a 125 mg/5 ml and 250 mg/5 ml oral solution.

What is LEDERCILLIN VK used for?

What is LEDERCILLIN VK used for?

LEDERCILLIN VK is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections such as strep throat, scarlet fever, pneumonia, ear infections, skin infections, Vincent’s disease (an infection of the gums and throat), rheumatic fever, chorea, as well as for the prevention of heart valve infection in certain people with heart problems.

How does LEDERCILLIN VK work?

How does LEDERCILLIN VK work?

LEDERCILLIN VK is an antibiotic that kills bacteria by preventing them from making their own protective covering.

How do I take LEDERCILLIN VK?

How do I take LEDERCILLIN VK?

LEDERCILLIN VK is typically taken by mouth taken by mouth every 6 to 8 hours. Your physician will determine how much you need based on the type of infection and how severe it is.

Is it safe for me to take LEDERCILLIN VK?

Is it safe for me to take LEDERCILLIN VK?

LEDERCILLIN VK is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not take this medication if you have a known hypersensitivity reaction to any penicillin.

LEDERCILLIN VK Common Side Effects

LEDERCILLIN VK Common Side Effects

Common side effects of LEDERCILLIN VK include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhea
  • Black hairy tongue
LEDERCILLIN VK Serious Side Effects

LEDERCILLIN VK Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with LEDERCILLIN VK. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Severe allergic reaction: itching or hives, swelling in your face or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Loose, watery stools (diarrhea), severe stomach pain or cramps, fever, nausea (these are signs of a serious C. difficile infection)
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on LEDERCILLIN VK

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on LEDERCILLIN VK

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for LEDERCILLIN VK. However, you should always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes LEDERCILLIN VK?

Who makes LEDERCILLIN VK?

Wyeth-Ayers

Is LEDERCILLIN VK safe in pregnancy?

Is LEDERCILLIN VK safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if LEDERCILLIN VK will harm your unborn baby. If you become pregnant while receiving LEDERCILLIN VK, talk to your healthcare provider.

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