This PGD allows the supply of Penicillin VK Tablets 250 mg and Phenoxymethyl Penicillin 125mg/5ml Oral Solution Sugar Free BP in response to a positive test for strep throat (Streptococcus Group A throat infection), confirmed by a positive result to an oral swab tested by a CE rapid test kit in pharmacy.

Strep A Antibiotics Information

About the PGD(s)

Treatments available:
• Penicillin VK Tablets 250 mg.
• Phenoxymethyl Penicillin 125mg/5ml Oral Solution Sugar Free BP.

Price: £39.00

  • The Strep A Antibiotics includes the following resources

    A PGD that allows pharmacists to conduct consultations and treat patients with sore throats and confirmed Strep A infection via a reliable test kit. The pack includes the PGD, instructions on how to test for Strep A and discounted access to BioPanda rapid test kits. PharmaDoctor have an approved trainer that can train on the use of Strep A test kits. Please ring PharmaDoctor Medical Information for more details if training is required.

All our PGD service packages come with free access to our 9-5 Monday to Friday clinical support and medical information line.


Why this PGD service

The service observes best practice in antibiotic resistance awareness by treating only Strep A infections of the throat that have been confirmed by rapid test kits. PharmaDoctor recommends the use of BioPanda Strep A test kits in pharmacy for a validated method of Strep A detection, with accuracy above 97%. The service includes optional training and proves a popular modern test and treat service among healthcare professionals wanting to explore the lucrative business of rapid testing for conditions in community pharmacy. If training is required please contact the medical information line for details of our approved trainer.


Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Adverse events should also be reported to the relevant pharmaceutical company.