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    Penicillin V Potassium


    What conditions does Penicillin V Potassium treat?

    Infection Prevention from Tooth Extraction, Skin Infection, Infection of the Middle Ear caused by Streptococcus, Strep Throat, Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or Sinus, Strep Throat and Tonsillitis, Throat Irritation, Upper Respiratory Infection caused by Pneumococcus, Inflammation of the Gums and Mouth, Red Lesions of Skin caused by Group A Streptococcus, trench mouth, Scarlet Fever, Infection of the Middle Ear by S. Pneumoniae Bacteria, Middle Ear Infection, Rheumatic Fever Prevention, Skin Infection due to Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection caused by Streptococcus

    penicillin V potassium may also be used to treat:

    Infection caused by the Bacteria Anaerobes, Treatment to Prevent Anthrax following Exposure to Disease, Skin Infection caused by Anthrax, Lyme disease, Streptococcus Infection Prevention in Sickle Cell Disease, Non-Contagious Disease due to Actinomyces Bacteria

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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