Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin)
What is Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin) used for?
Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin) is a type of penicillin antibiotic. It is commonly given to patients to treat bacterial infections, such as scarlet fever, pneumonia and other bacterial infections affecting the ear, throat and skin. This antibiotic may also be given to prevent chorea and rheumatic fever.
How should I use Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin)?
Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin) comes in the form of a capsule, which should be taken orally with a glass of water. You should follow the instructions of your physician. You may be told to take it 4 times per day, with one capsule taken every 6 hours or 3 times per day, with one capsule being taken every 8 hours. Even if you feel well, you should still continue taking it until the full prescribed amount has been consumed. Otherwise your symptoms may return.
What are the side effects of Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin)?
Side effects of Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin) include stomach discomfort, :
If you suffer from any other more serious side effects, you should inform your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cilicaine VK (Phenoxymethyl Pencillin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.