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Penicillin V

Can I get Penicillin V online?

The Online Clinic can prescribe Penicillin V or Phenoxymethylpenicillin for bacterial throat infections, tonsillitis and sinusitis. Simply complete an online consultation and a doctor will assess whether antibiotics are required. Next day delivery of your medication or same day collection at a local pharmacy can be arranged so you can get started on your treatment as soon as possible.

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What is Penicillin V?

Penicillin V, also called phenoxymethylpenicillin, is a broad-spectrum penicillin antibiotic. This antibiotic is taken to treat a variety of infections of the mouth, throat, airways, ear, skin, and soft tissues caused by bacteria. It is also used to prevent recurrence of rheumatic fever or chorea, and to prevent pneumococcal infections in people with sickle cell disease or who have undergone splenectomy (spleen removal). This antibiotic interferes with the way in which bacteria make their cell walls. As a result, the bacterial cell walls leak, allowing the cell contents to flow out and unwanted matter to enter. This kills the bacteria.

How to use Penicillin V

Penicillin V is available as tablets (250 mg) and as an oral solution (125 mg/5 ml and 250 mg/5 ml). Some oral solutions are sugar free. Tablets are swallowed whole (not chewed) with water. The oral solution is provided as a powder and the pharmacist prepares the solution before dispensing. You should use the spoon or syringe provided to measure out the correct dose. Your doctor will decide the strength of medicine that you should take, when to take it, and how long you should take it. Importantly, you must finish the course of treatment, despite feeling better; by stopping the medicine early, the infection may return or the bacteria may become resistant to treatment. Penicillin V is usually taken every 6 hours, that is 4 times in a 24-hour day, keeping the time between doses about the same. If used to prevent rheumatic fever, then this may be reduced to twice a day. It should be taken when your stomach is empty, either at least 30 minutes before or at least 3 hours after a meal. Contact your doctor if you take too much Penicillin V, and take a dose as soon as possible if you forget.

Who can use Penicillin V?

People of all ages, including infants under 1 year can take Penicillin V. Avoid this medicine if you are hypersensitive or allergic to phenoxymethylpenicillin, antibiotics known as cephalosporins, or any other ingredient contained in the medicine; or if you have to take methotrexate for cancer or an immune disease. You should take particular care if you have any problems with your stomach, kidneys, asthma, or allergies. Some medicines interfere with the way Penicillin V works, so mention all medicines that you are taking and have recently taken, including those your doctor has not prescribed. Specifically mention all other antibiotics, anticoagulants (blood thinners), sulfinpyrazone or probenecid (for gout), and oral typhoid vaccine. Guar gum (a thickening agent in desserts) can reduce the amount of medicine that you absorb, meaning you will not have a full dose. Women who are trying to become pregnant, pregnant or breastfeeding should discuss this with their doctor.

Penecillin V Side Effects

Penicillin V can cause an allergic reaction, which may manifest as itchy skin with rash, swelling of facial features, breathlessness, joint pain, or chills/fever. Stop this medicine if any of these symptoms occur or if your skin blisters, you have seizures, stomach ache, or copious watery diarrhoea containing mucus and blood. More commonly, people suffer with nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, and diarrhoea. Other side effects that may occur include sore mouth and throat, black tongue, skin tingling, blood problems (you may feel tired, bruise easily, or get infections and fever), kidney problems (causing less urine or blood in urine), and jaundice (yellowy skin and eyes).

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Penicillin V Reviews By Our Patients

  • Overall Rating
    Based on 46 reviews
  • ★★★☆☆
    I have sinus issues when a prolonged cold last week's. My doctor seems to treat this by sprays, which don't work on myself. Twice I've purchased antibiotics of this site. First time excellent results with amoxillin this time was a different antibiotic don't think strength as good as amoxillin, this. Did help but not completely cleared it, 5 weeks still affecting round my eyes and ears. I visited my doctor to give avamys spray that's only for my nose. What to do next I don't know.
    R. M. - 30/04/23
  • ★★★★★
    Really needed this service as this current time. GPs/hospitals feel like a no go area for some of us feeling the effects of lockdown. This was a quick, efficient service. Extras questions were asked to get a clear idea of symptoms. Medication was dispatched immediately and and received the next day. Cleared up the infection- thank you
    M. M. - 24/06/20
  • ★★★★★
    Sinusitis is not always dealt with in a sympathectic way by my gp surgery, so i was more than happy to have the consultation. medication arrived promptly and have done the job.
    G. B. - 10/05/21
  • ★★★★★
    Helped my condition swiftly as expected. I was healed from tonsillitis in exactly 4 days, and I had the most severe type.
    G. M. - 01/12/22
  • ★★★★★
    Great antibiotic and does the job. Very thankful for the online clinic to quickly diagnose and send the required prescription medication out
    K. W. - 15/10/21
  • ★★★★★
    Cleared up my infection very swiftly. I saw improvement within 8 hours, and almost complete recovery within 48 hours of starting my antibiotic course.
    E. L. - 29/01/21
  • ★★★★★
    M. M. - 06/02/24
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    C. M. - 16/06/23
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    D. G. - 30/01/24
  • ★★★★★
    This is an incredibly good service, a real boon at a time when so many GPs are resetting the agenda to suit themselves! It's like getting an audience with the pope at my surgery! As mature intelligent adults, more often than not we know the treatment which will clear up our ailment but surgeries, nurses and receptionists insist on treating us like children. I will come to this website first now!
    A. C. - 10/08/22
  • ★★★★★
    No problems cleared up within days Thank you
    L. D. - 25/07/22
  • ★★★★★
    Worked well eventually
    N. P. - 31/03/24
  • ★★★★★
    easy to use system when you can't get a gp appointment easily
    S. B. - 28/07/22
  • ★★★★★
    P. S. - 25/07/23
  • ★☆☆☆☆
    Phenoxymethylpenicillin does not work for my throat condition. I was prescribed with Phenoxymethylpenicillin once and finished the course and my Tonsillitis did not go away. I had to pay extra for a new prescription, Clarithromycin which cost the same as Phenoxymethylpenicillin. Today, I have received another course of Phenoxymethylpenicillin from The Online Clinic. I hope Phenoxymethylpenicillin alone this time will fight my tonsillitis. Not sure if it will but I will make a complain if it doesn't.
    T. L. - 18/01/22
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