February 19, 2017
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Principen

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Principen




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In case of overdosage, discontinue medication, treat symptomatically and institute supportive measures as required. In patients with renal function impairment, ampicillin-class antibiotics can be removed by hemodialysis but not by peritoneal dialysis.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

A history of a previous hypersensitivity reaction to any of the penicillins is a contraindication. Ampicillin is also contraindicated in infections caused by penicillinase-producing organisms.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/26/2017

Overdosage
Contraindications

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