An antibiotic (Not for Human Consumption) used to prevent and treat bacterial infections including respiratory tract and urinary tract infections, salmonella, Shigella, and Listeriosis infections, endocarditis. sinusitis, bronchitis, and pharyngitis, as well as otitis media. In combination with vancomycin (which provides coverage of ampicillin-resistant pneumococci), it is effective for the treatment of bacterial meningitis. It may also be used to prevent group B streptococcal infection in newborns. It is not useful for the treatment of viral infections.
Common side effects include rash, nausea, and diarrhea. It should not be used if allergic to penicillin. Serious side effects may include Clostridium difficile colitis or anaphylaxis. While usable in those with kidney problems the dose may need to be decreased. Its use during pregnancy and breastfeeding appear to be okay.
Fish Cillin ( 250mg Ampicillin)