Generic Name - Ampicillin
Category - Antibiotic, Antibacterial medication
Generic for Principen* is indicated for the treatment of different types of bacterial infections such as tonsillitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, ear infections, urinary tract infections and the infection of skin, infection of the intestines. Generic Ampicillin works by blocking the formation of bacterial cell wall rendering bacteria unable to multiply and spread.
Generic for Principen* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Principen* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past. Principen* is also contraindicated in infections caused by penicillinase-producing organisms.
There are a number of medication that interact with Generic Amoxicillin. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Principen* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericPrincipen*
For Ear, Nose, Throat, Skin, Genital, and Urinary Tract Infections, the usual dosage is 500 milligrams, taken every 6 hours. For infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract, the usual dosage is 3.5 grams in a single oral dose along with 1 gram of probenecid.
Generic for Principen* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Principen* side Effects include redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, seizures (convulsions), skin rash, itching, stomach pain or cramps, swollen joints, severe or watery diarrhea and unusual bleeding or bruising.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Principen*.
Generic for Principen* and Pregnancy
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies to indicate the effect of Generic for Principen* in pregnant woman
Generic for Principen* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Principen* passes into human milk and must be avoided while breast feeding
Generic for Principen* and Pediatric
Because of incompletely developed renal functions in neonates and young infants, the elimination of principen antibiotic may be delayed in pediatric patients.
Generic for Principen* and Geriatric
Generic for Principen* doesn't indicate any specific problems in older patients. However, elderly patients are more likely to have an age-related decrease in renal function, which may require an adjustment in dosage in patients receiving Ampicillin.
The above information about Generic for Principen* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.