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How long does it take the antibiotic ampicillin to get rid of group strep b?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: 10 days

Group b strep soft tissue infections are treated with 10 days of penicillins for cure.
Women in labor who are colonized with group b strep are treated with penicillin during labor until delivery to prevent infection in the baby.

In brief: 10 days

Group b strep soft tissue infections are treated with 10 days of penicillins for cure.
Women in labor who are colonized with group b strep are treated with penicillin during labor until delivery to prevent infection in the baby.
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Amp & gp B strep

If the strain of strep is sensitive to ampicillin, you should start feeling better in couple days, but it's extremely important to finish the entire prescription to prevent the development of resistant bacteria.
If the infxn is getting worse, see doc again for re-evaluation.

In brief: Amp & gp B strep

If the strain of strep is sensitive to ampicillin, you should start feeling better in couple days, but it's extremely important to finish the entire prescription to prevent the development of resistant bacteria.
If the infxn is getting worse, see doc again for re-evaluation.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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