What is a white oblong pill with e on one side and 8 / 5 on the other?

Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint E 8 5 has been identified as Penicillin V potassium 500 mg.

Penicillin V potassium is an antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia, scarlet fever, and ear, skin, and throat infections. It also is used to prevent recurrent rheumatic fever and chorea. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Penicillin V potassium comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth. It is usually taken every 6 hours (four times a day) or every 8 hours (three times a day). Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take penicillin V potassium exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Tip! Find patient medical information for penicillin V potassium oral including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings on WebMD.

Tuesday, May 10 2016

Source: http://www.drugs.com/imprints/e-8-5-14743.html

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