Phenoxymethyl Penicillin (Penicillin V)

Phenoxymethyl Penicillin (Penicillin V)- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugPhenoxymethyl Penicillin (Penicillin V) is an Anti-Infective drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Phenoxymethyl Penicillin (Penicillin V) is used for
1. Streptococcal pharyngitis
2. Otitis media
3. Erysipelas
4. Mouth infections
5. Secondary prophylaxis of rheumatic fever
6. post-splenectomy prophylaxis.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms TABLETS
Contraindications 1. Hypersensitivity to penicillins
2. serious infections
Precautions1. History of allergy
2. Interactions
3. Lactation
4. Pregnancy
5. cross-sensitivity with cephalosporins may occur.
Adverse Effects 1. Hypersensitivity reacons including urticaria
2. Serum sickness reaction
3. Joint pain
4. Rash
5. Angioedema
6. Anaphylaxis
Pregnancy Category B

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