What is the name of an oblong white pill with e 85 on it?

Not Medical Advice: A white, oval-shape pill with the imprint E 58 has been identified as Penicillin V potassium 500 mg.

Penicillin V is an antibiotic in the penicillin group of drugs. It is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as strep throat, tonsillitis/pharyngitis, syphilis, early skin infection and more.

In the news, the FDA’s new rules on antibiotics ask drug manufacturers to change the label of antibiotic drugs in order to help prevent farmers from using them to promote the growth of livestock. Find out more here.

Updated on Thursday, January 30 2014 at 03:05AM EST
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