250-500 mg PO every 6-8 hr
No dose adjustment provided in manufacturer's labeling. Use with caution, excretion is prolonged in renal impairment.
Streptococcal infections and therapy of documented susceptible infection not requiring parenteral therapy (i.e. upper respiratory tract).
Prophylaxis after rheumatic fever.
Allergy (anaphylaxis) and other rash
Cytopenias, Positive Coombs, Eosinophilia
No significant interactions
Antimicrobial class: Penicillin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic