penicillin V potassium (Beepen-VK, Penicillin VK, V-Cillin-K, Veetids) (cont.)

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NURSING MOTHERS: Penicillin V potassium is excreted in breast milk. Penicillin products have been reported to cause diarrhea, candidiasis (fungal infections), and skin rash in breast feed babies. Due to the lack of safety data, this medication should be used cautiously in females who are breastfeeding. Penicillin type antibiotics are used for treating infection in children.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014


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