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Ampicillin (Principen)
*broad spectrum penicillin*

Therapeutic class- antibacterial

Pharm class- cell wall inhibitor, aminopenicillin

Pregnancy cat- B

Contraindications- allergy to any penicillin drug class

Adverse- rash and diarrhea
*Patient/family-
*Take on empty stomach with 8oz water
*take all meds as prescribed
*report severe or persistent diarrhea with fever
*Do not treat penicillin related diarrhea with OTC products
*Immediately report signs of allergy
*report if no improvement after a few days