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Brand name: Ampicillin (AG) TM

Active ingredients: ampicillin

What it is used for

Treatment of infections due to susceptible strains of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms. Bacteriological studies to determine the organism and its sensitivity should be undertaken.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Ampicillin for Injection is a white to off white crystalline powder.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ampicillin

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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