Cellulitis is an acute spreading bacterial infection below the surface of the skin characterized by redness, warmth, inflammation, and pain. The most common cause of cellulitis is the bacteria staph (Staphylococcus aureus).Read more: Cellulitis Article
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Medications & Supplements
- penicillin V, (Veetids and Pen-Vee-K have been discontinued)
- penicillin V potassium (Beepen-VK, Penicillin VK, V-Cillin-K)
- piperacillin and tazobactam (Zosyn)
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