Should You Take Penicillin G For A Cold?

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Generic Name: PENICILLIN V POTASSIUM - ORAL SOLIDS
Pronounced: (pen-ih-SILL-in VEE poh-TASS-ee-um)

Penicillin V Potassium Oral Uses

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 only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.

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