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Ampicillin


Trade Names: 
Omnipen®
Trade Names: 
Polycillin®
Trade Names: 
Principen®
Trade Names: 
Totacillin®

Possible Uses: 
Prevent or treat bacterial infections.

Drug Interactions: 
May decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and may increase the effects of anticoagulants such as warfarin or Coumadin®.

Possible Side Effects: 
Diarrhea, rash, nausea, vomiting. If patient has a penicillin allergy, may cause rash, swelling, breathing difficulties. May also cause a superinfection such as vaginal fungal infection.
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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