Absorption: Variably absorbed from the GI tract. Resists acid degradation in the GI tract.
Distribution: Widely distributed, although CNS penetration is poor in the presence of normal (uninflamed) meninges. Crosses the placenta and enters breast milk.
Protein Binding: 60%.
Metabolism and Excretion: Minimally metabolized by the liver, excreted mainly unchanged by the kidneys.
Half-life: 3060 min.
TIME/ACTION PROFILE (blood levels)
|PO||rapid||0.51 hr||46 hr|
penicillin V has been found in Davis's Drug Guide
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