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AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 15.23 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

Ampicillin(500mg)

food interaction for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

alcohol interaction for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

pregnancy interaction for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

lactation interaction for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ampicillin 500mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ampicillin 500mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

Ampicillin(500mg)

Uses

Ampicillin 500mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Ampicillin 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Itching, Urticaria, Vaginal infection, Wheezing, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

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  • ROSCILLIN 500MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 15.05/ML of injection
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  • BROADICILIN 500 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 15.53/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 15.53
    pay 2% more per injection
  • ARISTOCILLIN 500MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 15.49/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 15.49
    pay 2% more per injection
  • BACIPEN 500MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 15.40/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 15.40
    pay 1% more per injection
  • ZYCILLIN 500 MG INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 0.86/ML of injection
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    Rs. 8.56
    save 94% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

  • Do not take ampicillin with food or milk.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ampicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, any other antibiotic of this class or any other ingredient of suspension/capsule.
  • Do not start or continue the ampicillin suspension/capsule and consult your doctor if you suffer from liver problems ar diabetes.

Frequently asked questions for AMPICILLIN 500MG INJECTION

Ampicillin

Q.Is ampicillin/Megapen a prodrug?
No, ampicillin is not a prodrug

Q.Is ampicillin and amoxicillin the same?
Ampicillin and amoxicillin belongs to the same group of penicillin antibiotics, but differ slightly in their uses

Q.Is ampicillin a cephalosporin?
Ampicillin is not a cephalosporin

Q.Is ampicillin light-sensitive?
Yes, ampicillin is light sensitive it should be kept away from sunlight

Q.Can I take ampicillin for strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, chlamydial and bacterial vaginitis?
Ampicillin can be used to treat strep throat, tooth infection, sore throat, bacterial vaginitis

Q.Does ampicillin cover anaerobes, listeria?
Ampicillin is used for infections caused by anaerobes and listeria. It is not typically used to treat chlamydia

Q.Can I take ampicillin with Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (paracetamol) and Benadryl?
Ampicillin can be taken with paracetamol and Benadryl. Ampicillin when taken with ibuprofen may increase the effects of either drug.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)