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Penicillin

Penicillin

Do you have a sore throat and require antibiotics?

Please fill in this simple medical questionnaire and if you are eligible, a supply will be made by our experienced pharmacist. However, if treatment is not suitable for you, a supply will not be made and a full refund will be given.

 

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Description

What are the symptoms of a Sore Throat?

A sore throat can manifest with various symptoms, including:

  • Pain or scratchiness
  • Swollen glands
  • Cough
  • Irritation
  • Redness or inflammation
  • Hoarseness or change in voice

Who can take Penicillin antibiotics?

If you are over the age of 12 years with a Centor score of 3 to 4, and a positive test using OSOM Strep A test, then phenoxymethylpencillin is the treatment of choice. Please fill in the medical questionnaire and if treatment is suitable a supply will be made, otherwise no supply will be made and a full refund will be given. For more information please speak to one of our staff at Star pharmacy.

How does Penicillin V work?

Phenoxymethylpenicillin, also known as penicillin V, is an antibiotic that belongs to the penicillin group. It works by:

  • Interfering with cell wall formation
  • Causing bacterial cell lysis
  • Halting bacterial growth

How to take Penicillin V ?

Two tablets (500mg) should be swallowed whole with water, at least 30 minutes before food. It should be taken every 6 hours, for 10 days. If you feel better you should still complete the course of treatment

Alternatives

You can also buy other alternatives from Star pharmacy that may help alleviate some of the symptoms of sore throat for example difflam spray and strepsils. Please contact us for more information.

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