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Penicillins (Oral)

Penicillins (Oral) - What is it for

Penicillins are antibiotics that are used to treat and prevent a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Examples of penicillins include:

  • Amoxicillin
  • Amoxicillin with Clavulanic acid
  • Cloxacillin
  • Penicillin V

Penicillins (Oral) - Additional Information

  • Updated on 4/30/2021 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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