Ampicillin is a prescription penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat many
varyent types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection.
Ampicillin is available under the following different brand names: Ampi, Omnipen, Penglobe, and Principen.
Dosage of Ampicillin:
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General Dosing Guidelines
Neonates under 28 days:
Genitourinary Tract Infections (excluding Gonorrhea)
Gastrointestinal Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Infections
Group B Streptococcus
implications of Ampicillin include:
This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check
through your physician for additional information about side effects.
If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor,
well-being care provider or pharmacist first.
Ampicillin has no known severe interactions with other drugs.
Serious Interactions of ampicillin include:
Ampicillin has moderate interactions with at least 29 different drugs.
Mild interactions of ampicillin include:
This information does not contain all possible interactions or adverse effects. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share this information with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your
well-being care professional or doctor for additional medical advice, or if you have health questions, concerns or for more information about this medicine.
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