Upper and lower respiratory tract infection, genitourinary tract and gastrointestinal tract infection, gonorrhea, septicemia, peritonitis, bacterial endocarditis, osteomyelitis, meningitis, urinary tract infection, sepsis, skin and soft tissue infection.
IM: Adults: 250-1000 mg 4 times daily. Children: 50-100 mg/kg body weight/day in 4 divided doses.
IV: Adults: 1-2 g daily in 1 or 2 equal doses.
IV Infusion: Adults: 2-4 g daily in 1 or 2 equal doses over 1-2 hrs. Children: 100-200 mg/kg body weight/day.
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. High risk of skin rashes with infectious mononucleosis.
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins. Renal impairment. Lymphatic leukemia. Past or family history of allergic reactions.
Gastrointestinal disturbances, skin rashes, pruritus, urticaria, fever, anaphylaxis, blood disorder, superinfection.
Probenecid impairs drug excretion. Decreased efficacy of oral contraceptives and atenolol. Allopurinol increases risk of skin rashes.
J01CA01 - ampicillin ; Belongs to the class of penicillins with extended spectrum. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Inj (vial) 250 mg x 10's. 500 mg x 10's. 1 g x 1's.