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penicillin V

[‚pen·ə′sil·ən ′fīv or ′vē]
(pharmacology)
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Effect of bagasse concentration on penicillin V production
Effect of carbon sources on penicillin V production
So it was concluded that lactose give high yield in penicillin V production using Penicillium chrysogenum and used for further studies.
Penicillin V has a short half-life and administering it only twice daily may lead to a greater rate of failures.
In a meta-analysis of 35 randomized, controlled trials comparing penicillins, primarily penicillin V, with cephalosporins, the bacterial cure rate with penicillins declined from 83.4% for trials conducted in the 1970s to 79.4% for those conducted in the 1990s (FIGURE 4).
(43) Similarly, in another investigator-blinded study of pediatric patients aged 1 to 12 years, cefdinir administered at a dose of 7 mg/kg twice daily for 5 days produced higher eradication rates measured 4 to 10 days after completion of treatment than penicillin V 10 mg/kg 4 times daily for 10 days (89.7% vs 71.8%; P<0.001).
A controlled comparative study of penicillin V and cefadroxil therapy of group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis.
Cefuroxime axetil and penicillin V compared in the treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis.
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