Ampicillin

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Name

  • Ampicillin.

Class of drug

  • -Beta lactam antibacterial, broad-spectrum penicillin    .

Uses

Action

  • Interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis.
  • Has a bactericidal action.
  • Is considered to be a time-dependent antimicrobial  [Therapeutics: antimicrobials]  .

Indications

  • Ampicillin-sensitive infections.
  • This includes a range of Gram-positive, Gram-negative and anaerobic organisms.

Adverse reactions

Other reported reactions

  • Allergic reactions.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Injection site reactions may occur.
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