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Ampicillin (Principen) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Ampicillin (Principen) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Principen?

ampicillin

What is the Trade Name for ampicillin?

Principen

What are the Indications of Ampicillin (Principen) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

skin infections, soft tissue infections, otitis media, sinusitis, respiratory infections, GU infections,
meningitis, septicemia

What are the Actions of Ampicillin (Principen) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

bactericidal, broader spectrum than penicillin, binds to cell wall leading to bacterial cell death

What is the Therapeutic Class of Ampicillin (Principen) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anti-infective

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Ampicillin (Principen) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

aminopenicillin

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Date Published - Aug 30, 2017
Date Modified - Aug 5, 2017

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