The Web Health

Subscribe

Veetids

Generic Name: penicillin V pen-i-SILL-in pen-i-SILL-in pen-i-SILL-in
Brand names: PC Pen VK, Pen-V, Veetids
The class of drug: natural penicillins

There is no evidence that Veetids brand name was removed from the U.S. If the generic versions of this product are approved by the FDA, There may be alternatives that are generic.

What are Veetids?

Veetids are a class of antibiotics belonging to the penicillin class of drugs. It acts by disrupting the development of the cell wall of the bacteria while it is growing, thereby weakening the cell wall and killing bacteria.

Veetids can treat numerous kinds of infections caused by bacteria, including ear infections.Veetids are also employed for purposes that are not included in this medication guide.

Warnings

Do not take Veetids in case you are sensitive to penicillin V or any other penicillin antibiotics such as amoxicillin (Amoxil), ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen), carbenicillin (Geocillin), dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen), or oxacillin (Bactocill).Before taking Veetids, inform your physician that you are allergic to cephalosporins like Ceclor, Ceftin, Duricef, Keflex, and others, or if you suffer from kidney disease, asthma, or have a history of allergies.

Veetids may reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. Efficient, and this could cause pregnancy. Before you take Veetids, consult your physician about whether you are using contraceptives for birth. You should take this medication for the duration prescribed by your physician. The symptoms might improve before the infection is fully taken care of.

Veetids cannot treat a viral infection like the common flu or cold. Don't give Veetids to someone else, even if they suffer from similar symptoms to yours.Diarrhea can be caused by antibiotics, which could be a sign of a new infection. If you experience diarrhea that is swollen or has blood, consult your doctor. Don't take any medication to stop vomiting unless the doctor advises you to.

Before you take this drug

Do not take Veetids in the event that you are sensitive to penicillin V or some other penicillin antibiotics, for example:

  • Amoxicillin (Amoxil, Amoxicot, Biomox, Dispermox, and Trimox);
  • Ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen);
  • Carbenicillin (Geocillin)
  • Dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen);
  • Oxacillin (Bactocill).

Before you use Veetids, consult your physician to see if you're allergic to any medication (especially cephalosporins like Ceclor, Ceftin, Duricef, Keflex, and others) or suffer from:

  • Asthma;
  • Kidney disease;
  • A bleeding or blood clotting disorder;
  • A history of diarrhea triggered by the use of antibiotics
  • An allergy history of any kind of allergy

If you suffer from any or all of the above conditions, then you could require a dose adjustment or specialized tests to take Veetids.

FDA classification for pregnancy B This medication isn't expected to cause harm to the unborn child. Consult your physician if you are expecting or planning to become pregnant while taking treatment. Veetids could cause birth control pills to become less effective, which could lead to the birth of a baby. Before you take Veetids, inform your physician that you take contraceptives for birth. Penicillin V may enter the breast milk and cause harm to the nursing infant. Avoid using Veetids without consulting your physician if you are nursing babies.

How to take Veetid?

Follow the exact instructions for Veetids exactly as they were prescribed to you. Be sure not to take the medication in large amounts or for longer than suggested by your physician. Follow the instructions on the prescription label.It is safe to take this medicine either with or without food.

To make sure Veetids help with your health, the blood needs to be checked regularly. The liver and kidney functions could also be examined. Don't miss any scheduled appointments with your physician.

You should take Veetids throughout the duration recommended by your doctor. The symptoms could improve before the infection is fully managed. Veetids are not able to treat viral infections like the typical cold and flu. Don't give this medicine to someone else, regardless of whether they are suffering from similar symptoms to yours.

This medication may cause you to have abnormal results on certain tests. Inform any physician who treats you that you're taking Veetids.Keep Veetid tablets at a cool, dry temperature, away from moisture, light, and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Make sure to take the missed dose as quickly as you can remember. If it's getting close to time to take your next dose, do not take the missed dose and instead begin taking your medication at the next scheduled time. Avoid taking extra medication to compensate for missing dosages.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately. If you believe you've consumed excessive amounts of this medication,

The symptoms of an overdose can include agitation, changes in behavior, a rash on the skin that is severe, a decreased urination rate than normal, or experiencing seizures (blackouts or convulsions).

What should be avoided?

The use of antibiotics can trigger diarrhea and could be an indicator of an infection that has just started. If you are experiencing diarrhea that is watery or has blood, consult your doctor. Do not take any medication to treat vomiting unless the doctor instructs you to.

Side effects of Veetid

Contact your doctor immediately in the event that you exhibit any of these symptoms that indicate an allergy reaction. Veetids such as hives; trouble breathing or swelling of your lips, face, and throat. Get your doctor's attention immediately when you notice any of these severe adverse effects:

  • Diarrhea that is either watery or bloody
  • Chills, fever, and body aches. Symptoms;
  • Bleeding or bruising that is an uncommon weakness
  • The frequency of urination is lower than usual, or none at all.
  • Extreme skin rash, itching, or peeling;
  • Arousal, confusion, strange thoughts or behaviors;
  • Seizure (blackouts or convulsions).

Less severe Veetid negative impacts are less likely to happen, for example:

  • Nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain;
  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Headache;
  • Tongue that is swollen, black, and "hairy";
  • Thrush (white patches of white) that can be found inside your throat or mouth

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Discuss with your doctor any unusual or uncomfortable side effects. You can report any side symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What should be avoided?

Before you take Veetids, consult your physician to see if you're taking any of the following medications:

  • Methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
  • Probenecid (Benemid).

This is not a complete list, and there could be additional medications that interfere with Veetids. Discuss with your doctor every prescription and non-prescription medicine you take. This includes minerals, vitamins, or herbal supplements, as well as medications prescribed by doctors. Don't begin using any new medication without first talking to your physician.

 

DRUG STATUS

Availability

Prescription only

Pregnancy & Lactation

CSA Schedule*
Related Drugs
Related Stories

Images