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Penicillins

What is phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin V)?

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  • A Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Phenoxymethylpenicillin, also known as penicillin V or penicillin V potassium, is an antibiotic used to treat infections caused by bacteria. This medication belongs to the penicillin group of drugs, and is available by prescription only.

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