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am·pi·cil·lin

 (ăm′pĭ-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O4S, that is used, often in the form of its sodium salt, to treat infections of the intestinal, urinary, and respiratory tracts.

ampicillin

(ˌæmpɪˈsɪlɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat various infections

am•pi•cil•lin

(ˌæm pəˈsɪl ɪn)

n.
a broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O4S, effective against certain susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
[1965–70; probably am(ino-benzyl)p(en)icillin, an alternate chemical name]
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Noun1.ampicillin - semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin)ampicillin - semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin)
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
Translations
ampicilin

am·pi·cil·lin

n. ampicilina, penicilina semisintética.

ampicillin

n ampicilina
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5 g Sulbactam as the Sodium Salt), and 3 g/vial (2 g ampicillin as the sodium salt plus 1 g sulbactam as the sodium salt), and 15 g, Pharmacy Bulk Package, (10 g Ampicillin as the Sodium Salt and 5 g Sulbactam as the Sodium Salt), the generic version of Pfizer's Unasyn.
After 3 days, his orders were changed to include Fragmin (dalteparin) of 12,500 units subcutaneous daily, Percocet (oxycodone/acetaminophen) of 5- to 325-mg tablet q4h pm; Unasyn (ampicillin-sulbactam) IVPB of 3 g q6h, and Lovenox (enoxaparin) injection of 70 mg subcutaneous daily.
The next day, the patient was given the drug Unasyn through an intravenous catheter.