Penicillin is an antibiotic and potassium is a vitamin. Penicillin fights infections and potassium increases your energy levels. There is no one versus the other, they are entirely different.
It's like this, if you are septic you need penicillin to fight the infection without it you'll die. Potassium is an essential vitamin that the body needs you need it on a daily basis, not to fight infection or any form of disease and without it you will die. You don't need penicillin every day of your life. You do need potassium.
Depending on the type of STD penicillin will cure it but certain types require different forms of medication. You can also contracted an STD that there is no treatment for.
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