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Pfizerpen Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- What are the possible side effects of penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- What is the most important information I should know about penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- How should I use penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Pfizerpen)?
- What happens if I overdose (Pfizerpen)?
- What should I avoid while taking penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- What other drugs will affect penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Pfizerpen)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Pfizerpen)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using penicillin G potassium.
What other drugs will affect penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- a tetracycline antibiotic, such as demeclocycline (Declomycin, Ledermycin), doxycycline (Adoxa, Doryx, Vibramycin, Periostat), minocycline (Minocin), or tetracycline (Broadspec, Panmycin, Sumycin);
- a sulfa drug such as sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Cotrim, Gantanol, Septra, Sulfatrim), or sulfisoxazole (Gantrisin); or
- a macrolide antibiotic such as aztihromycin (Zithromax), clarithromycin (Biaxin), dirithromycin (Dynabac), erythromycin (E.E.S., Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, E-Mycin, troleandomycin (Tao).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with penicillin G potassium. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about penicillin G potassium.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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