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User Reviews for Penicillin VK to treat Bacterial Infection

Penicillin VK has an average rating of 5.9 out of 10 from a total of 10 ratings for the treatment of Bacterial Infection. 40% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 30% reported a negative effect.

Penicillin VK Rating Summary

5.9/10 average rating

10 ratings from 12 user reviews.

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Reviews for Penicillin VK

KriCro · Taken for less than 1 month October 25, 2019

“I'm taking this for a tooth infection that started to spread. My lymph nodes were very painful and swollen. This med makes me feel dizzy, anxious and a pressure in my head. It reminds me of taking cold medications. I hate that part of it. But, it also seems to be fighting this tooth infection. My tooth and lymph nodes are not hurting as bad, and swelling has gone down. Still have a few days left though.”

7 / 10
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Vanessa · Taken for less than 1 month June 17, 2019

“I was diagnosed with BV and was prescribed Penicillin and MetroGel. I’ve had worse BV in the past and no side effects from the pills I took but these ohmygosh I give 5 stars only because I know the medicine is working but the way I’ve been feeling the last week is such a drag. My body is achy and I feel extremely tired and not to exaggerate but even a little depressed and can’t focus and it’s effected my memory. Makes me feel like I just want to lay in bed. The smell of the pills is foul and my urine smells like the pills. I understand antibiotics make you tired from them working but I’ve never felt so lethargic before and I drink plenty of water and I eat very healthy. If I ever get BV again I hope I don’t have to take Penicillin I’m not giving negative review it’s just how my body reacted to it everyone is different.”

5 / 10
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Bunnybuns December 15, 2016

“Honestly, I felt better about 4 hours after begging treatment with this for an infected/abcessed tooth. Surprisingly quick, considering the amount of pain I was in. The downside, for me at least, seems to be slight nausea/dizziness. I had taken ibuprofen earlier due to pain, so this meant bad times in front of the toilet. Be careful with other meds that may upset your stomach.”

9 / 10
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sonye45y6 April 1, 2016

“I have a bacterial infection in my face due to an infected tooth and was prescribed this medication. I have been taking the medication now for 52 hours and have no sign of relief. I just hope its working. I cant take the pressure on the left side of my head for much longer before a visit to the ER.”

2 / 10
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msbeautifulll68 · Taken for less than 1 month April 17, 2017

“This is my first time taking such a high dosage of this medicine, which was usual for me but I had abad tooth ache. I have taken penicillin before but at a lower dosage, however this new med has a higher dosage and the side effects are bothersome. I do not truly feel it is worth continuing to take. I'm consulting the doctor that prescribed the med to me from our local hospital's ER.”

4 / 10
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Jade May 31, 2020

“I was taking penicillin for strep throat 4 times a day every 6 hours. The second day I started to feel weird like confused.. my dr told me to take it for 10 days but I hated the side effects. I feel like this medication triggered me to feel anxiety and depression.”

1 / 10
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Banks111 · Taken for less than 1 month December 4, 2020

“I don't like the Penicillin VK pill I was taking this for swollen gums and a bad tooth and it made me depressed, feverish, weak, and a slight headache, and it did not seem to work much on gums as soon as I stop taking I felt better”

3 / 10
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Boujie · Taken for less than 1 month March 11, 2021

“Been taking now for 5 days! Told to take for 10 days! Abscess on my wisdom tooth which is impacted and swollen gums and glands! Swelling went down some put pain is still very active! No side effects minus a headache here and there but that may be from the pain pressure of the wisdom tooth! Feel like I should have some type of relief by now but I have 5 more days! Will see how this goes”

8 / 10
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Neicy · Taken for less than 1 month June 2, 2019

“Peniccillin worked great for me. I had a tooth infection. I felt better a few hours after starting it. Pain was gone. I took it 4 times a day (500 mg)”

10 / 10
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Anonymous July 12, 2009

“This medicine worked the best and killed the bacteria fast.”

10 / 10
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Rodnecia July 21, 2017

“This medicine has my mood going up and down and my pee is less and my vagina is sore”

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tab · Taken for less than 1 month October 30, 2020

“I always lose my appetite with Penicillin VK medication. I also get diarrhea but its a small price to pay for healing!”

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