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Ampicillin/sulbactam-Inj



Ampicillin/sulbactam is an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, such as skin infections, gynecological infections or infections of the abdomen.

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Uses
Ampicillin/sulbactam is an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, such as skin infections, gynecological infections or infections of the abdomen.


Storage
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam must be stored properly.
  • Review storage instruction with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Intravenous bags are to be stored in the refrigerator.
  • Let a refrigerated bag sit at room temperature at least one hour before using.
  • Check expiration date before using.
  • Store vial at room temperature away from sunlight.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include seizures.

How To Use
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam is given intravenously.
  • It may be injected into a large muscle such as a buttock or hip or diluted in fluid and given slowly over a 30 to 60 minute period into a vein.
  • Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level.
  • Do this by using the medication at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day and night as prescribed.
  • Continue to use Ampicillin/sulbactam until the full prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
  • Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow resulting in a relapse of the infection.

Side Effects
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam may cause diarrhea, stomach upset, gas or nausea as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • If these effects continue or become severe, inform your doctor.
  • The site where the injection is given may be red and irritated for a few days.
  • Notify your doctor if the irritation continues or becomes worse.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience: itching, chest pain, skin rash, swelling of the face/hands/or feet, difficulty breathing, difficult or painful urination, dizziness, unusual bleeding or bruising, sore throat, a swollen tongue.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have: other illnesses, allergies (especially to penicillin or other antibiotics).
  • Use of Ampicillin/sulbactam for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a secondary infection (e.g., oral, bladder or vaginal yeast infection).
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Since small amounts of Ampicillin/sulbactam are found in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you should miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered unless it is almost time for the next dose.
  • If it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double-up the dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all the medications you take (prescription and nonprescription) especially of: probenecid, tetracyclines, allopurinol.
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills.
  • Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor.
  • Diabetics should be aware Ampicillin/sulbactam may affect certain glucose test results.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the best way to monitor your glucose levels.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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