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Common Brand Name(s): Beepen VK, Ledercillin VK, Pen-Vee K, V-Cillin K, Veetids
Phonetic Pronunciation: (pen-ih-SILL-in VEE poh-TASS-ee-um)
Information last revised May 2010

What does PENICILLIN VK-ORAL SOLID look like?

Std02010penicillin V potassium 500 mg Tab
Gso15370penicillin V potassium 500 mg Tab
Tev51940penicillin V potassium 250 mg Tab
Tev51950penicillin V potassium 500 mg Tab
Gso15340penicillin V potassium 250 mg Tab


Penicillin is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats and prevents only bacterial infections. It will not work for virus infections (such as the common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
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