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When my son was little, he took some antibiotic called unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam). Is that a penicillin?

Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an antibiotic that combines a type of penicillin (called ampicillin) with sulbactam. This drug was developed to deal with bacteria that destroy part of the penicillin chemical structure, thus making these bacteria immune to the antibiotic. The sulbactam inactivates the bacterial resistance, allowing the penicillin portion to be effective. Read more...

3 days on IV antibiotics for abcessed tooth and on 1st day of taking Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) (still for the tooth). Can I drink alcohol yet?

It is best to. avoid alcohol all together! Ask your doctor or pharmacist for their recommendation. Read more...
Wait 48 hours. There has been little research conducted on this subject. However, the advice given by many of the manufacturers is that you should avoid drinking alcohol while on antibiotics and for 48 hours after finishing the course of the treatment. Remember: moderation is the key. You should avoid alcohol altogether. Read more...

I went to a prof and he prescribed unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) 6 tablet single dosage for any type of bacteria including gonorrhea. Is it okay please help!

Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) not for GC. Nope. Given that there is now a drug-resistant form of gonorrhea sweeping the western hemisphere unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is not an appropriate treatment for gonorrhea, and i believe not for chlamydia either. I would get you to a doctor that is up to date on stds and such more appropriate to your choices and experience. Read more...