Penicillin V

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General

  • Type: Natural Penicillin
  • Dosage Forms: PO 250mg, 500mg; 125mg/5mL, 250 mg/5 mL
  • Common Trade Names:

Adult Dosing

Strep Pharyngitis[1]

  • Acute
    • 250mg QID or 500mg BID x 10 days
  • Chronic carrier (Group A)
    • 500mg QID x 10 days + rifampin
    • Max: 2000 mg/day

Actinomycosis

  • Mild
    • 2000-4000mg PO divided q6 hours x 8 weeks
  • Surgical
    • I.V. Penicillin G x 4-6 weeks, then 2000-4000 mg PO divided q6h x 6-12 months

Pediatric Dosing

Special Populations

  • Pregnancy Rating:
  • Lactation:
  • Renal Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric
  • Hepatic Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
  • Excretion:
  • Mechanism of Action:

See Also

Source

  1. Shulman, 2012