GlaxoSmithKline | Beepen VK (Medication)
Beepen VK: Indications
Beepen-VK/penicillin is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent a wide variety of bacterial infections. This antibiotic treats and prevents only bacterial infections, it doesn’t work for virus infections such as the common cold, flu.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. The dosage of Beepen-VK (penicillin V potassium) should be determined according to the susceptibility of the causative organism and the severity of infection, and adjusted to the clinical response of the patient….
Beepen VK: Side Effects
The most common side effects include: upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and mouth sores. Uncommon, you may develop a black, hairy tongue.
Rare, but serious side effects are: unusual tiredness, joint or muscle pain, easy bruising or bleeding.
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing….
Beepen VK: Precaution
Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicilin, to other drugs, or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had liver or kidney disease.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice….