When Was Penicillin First Used?

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Penicillin is one of the most widely known antibiotics used today in medicine, was first developed in the late 1930's and was believed to be first used successfully in the early 1940's.
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Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the world's first effective antibiotics, in 1928.
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Function Penicillin VK is used to treat mild to moderate bacterial infections that respond to penicillin therapy. Penicillin VK does not treat viral infections. Benefits Some diseases
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