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Who should not take penicillin V potassium?

Louise E. Sivak, MD
Pediatrics

Anyone with known or presumed allergic reaction to penicillin in the past. If a person has had a known allergic reaction to a cephalosporin, then s/he should take PCN with caution and only after discussion with your prescribing physician.

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