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Ampicillin (Omnipen, Polycillin, Principen) is an antibiotic used to treat infections caused by H. influenzae, N. gonorrhoea, E. coli, Salmonella, and Shigella, streptococci and certain strains of staphylococci. Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, and use during pregnancy should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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Terms related to ampicillin:

  • Omnipen
  • Polycillin
  • Principen