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Doctor insights on: What Is Pentrexyl Ampicilina Used For

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Any ever used ampicillin for acne?

Any ever used ampicillin for acne?

Not effective: Combining antibiotic therapy with the use of benzoyl peroxide decreases the development of antibiotic resistance and improves treatment efficacy. Antibiotics most often used is doxy- or minocycline. Cephalexin has also proved to be less effective than tetracyclines. ...Read more

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What to do if i just got pricked from a needle I used for IV push of ampicillin for a pediatric patient who has uti, d?

Clean needle prick: If the tip of the needle did not come in contact with the patient's bodily fluids then you don't need to do anything specific. If the needle was "dirty" then washing the wound and notify your infection control person immediately. ...Read more

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I av been having recurring pain in swallowing. I av used augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and ampicillin. It heals and then returns. Affecting left ear now. Aches a lot.

I av been having recurring pain in swallowing. I av used augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and ampicillin.  It heals and then returns. Affecting left ear now. Aches a lot.

TMD: Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) occur as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint (or TMJ), and it effects the surrounding structures. The pain around your ear may be related to this disorder. Please see an ENT and a dentist asap. ...Read more

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What is ampicilina? Is like penicillin?

What is ampicilina? Is like penicillin?

Ampicllin: Ampicillin is a chemically modified form of penicillin designed to amplify the activity of penicillin against gram-negative organisms. It has exactly the same spectrum of activity and the antibacterially active component is identical. If you are allergic to one you are allergic to all penicillin derivatives. ...Read more

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Ampicilina 500 mg can the side effects cause you to die?

Ampicilina 500 mg can the side effects cause you to die?

Possibly but rarely: I don't think you can die from Ampicillin unless you overdose or have a severe allergic reaction where your airway gets tightened, but that is rare. ...Read more

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Who should not take ampicillin?

Ampicillin: Contraindiations: "Hypersensitivity to penicillins, cephalosporins or imipenem. Oral form not used to treat severe pneumonia, empyema, bacteremia, pericarditis, meningitis, and purulent or septic arthritis during acute stage." See: http://www.drugs.com/ppa/ampicillin.html ...Read more

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How much ampicillin is too much?

Ampicillin : Dosage depends on what you are treating and the age of the patient. So it is difficult to answer your question. Too much is more than what is recommended by your physician. Take care! ...Read more

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Is it bad that I didn't finish taking all the prescribed ampicillin?

Perhaps: Stooping a course of antibiotics before the prescribd time may result is recurrence of the infectin. This is also a common cause of bacterial resistance. People often stop antibiotics when they feel better but relapse. ...Read more

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0.5 g of ampicillin dosage available is 250 mg capsules how will I give?

Two tablets: 0.5 grams is 500 milligrams, so if the prescribed dose is 0.5 grams, 2 250 milligram capsules will get you there. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed ampicillin, and I'm apprehensive to take it. What should I do?

I've been prescribed ampicillin, and I'm apprehensive to take it. What should I do?

Talk to your doctor: This depends on why are you apprehensive to take it, and why you have been prescribed it. Antibiotics can cause serious side effects but are sometimes quite necessary. However, antibiotics are also over-prescribed and at times are given when not really indicated. Taking probiotics often lessens the negative effects. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor or seek a second opinion about this. ...Read more

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How long does Ampicillin stay in your system/how long does it continue working after you stop taking it?

Only a few hours: Ampicillin is rapidly excreted in the urine and should be gone within 6-8 hours. It's bacteria killing effects may last a little longer, but no more than a day or so. ...Read more

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Can you take 5htp and ampicillin together?

Yes you can: Yes you can if prescribed by your doctor to treat infection by a susceptible organism/bacteria. There is no drug interaction. ...Read more

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How many days to take ampicillin for pneumonia?

How many days to take ampicillin for pneumonia?

Read Instructions: Depends on the bacteria being treated, and its sensitivity to the antibiotic. This was likely taken into account when the medication was prescribed. I would not recommend you try to treat pneumonia without physician guidance. Do not try to use medication prescribed for another illness to treat pneumonia, as it is possible that it will not work, risking severe infection or worse ...Read more

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What are the differences between penicillin and ampicillin?

Penicillins: Ampicillin belongs to the penicillin group of beta-lactam antibiotics. ...Read more

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I just took my second dose of ampicillin is it normal to still feel nauseous?

Common side effect: In general anytime you take antibiotics it is fairly common to have GI side effect from the medicine. Take probiotics (such as yogurt that has live and active cultures on the label.) ...Read more

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Is it ok to empty ampicillin from its capsule, and take it dissolved in water?

Is it ok to empty ampicillin from its capsule, and take it dissolved in water?

Probably fine: It will not go into solution well but it should be absorbed by the body. However, it probably would be best to take it in the original form of a capsule. ...Read more

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Is ampicillin safe for a 14 yr old?

Yes,but: What is your concern. A prescription medication is safe if used as directed for the condition it is prescribed for when the patient is not allergic to that medication. It would not be considered safe if a few left over capsules were given because someone thought it might help a problem. Such random use has delayed patients from accessing proper diagnosis & treatment, occasionally with tragic results. ...Read more

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What is the antibiotic ampicillin for?

Ampicillin: It is used to treat many types of infection due to certain bacteria. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin and ampicillin the same?

No/very similar: Amoxicillin and Ampicillin are not the same but they are very similar. Amoxicillin and Ampicillin have an identical bacterial spectrum of activity. Amoxicillin is absorbed better when given by mouth. Ampicillin is available in IV and oral form while Amoxicillin is only given orally. ...Read more

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Does ampicillin improve Accutane results?

No: Accutane is a form of vitamin A that reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in the skin, and helps to renew itself more quickly. . Systemic antibiotics decrease P. acnes colonization and have intrinsic anti-inflammatory effects to treat acne separate from the action of Accutane. Doxycycline or erythromycin are the common antibiotics that are used not ampicillin ...Read more

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Is ampicillin safe to take while pregnant?

Yes: Penicillin and cephalosporin antibiotics are generally considered safe to take while pregnant. ...Read more

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Which one is better ampicillin or amoxicillin?

Which one is better ampicillin or amoxicillin?

Neither: Ampicillin and Amoxicillin have an identical bacterial spectrum of activity. Amoxicillin is absorbed better than Ampicillin when they are given by mouth. Ampicillin can be given in higher doses IV while Amoxicillin can only be given orally. ...Read more

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If allergic to pcn are you allergic to ampicillin?

Yes: If you had an allergic reaction to penicillin it is likely you will have the same reaction if you take ampicillin. ...Read more