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Penicillin G

Therapeutic class - antibacterial

Pharm class- cell wall inhibitor, natural penicillin

Pregnancy category B

Contraindications- allergy to penicillin drugs
- heart failure (sodium salt)

Adverse- urticaria and delayed skin reactions

Patient/family-
report signs of allergy
Report persistent diarrhea with fever
Do not treat diarrhea with OTC products
Report if infection doesn't improve in few days
Take as prescribed

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Ampicillin (Principen) -
broad spectrum penicillin

Therapeutic class- antibacterial
Pharm class- cell wall inhibitor, aminopenicillin
Pregnancy category B
Contraindications- allergy to penicillin drugs
Adverse- rash and diarrhea
Patient/family-
take on empty stomach with 8oz water
Take around the clock
Take all meds as prescribed
Report severe/persistent diarrhea with fever
Do not treat diarrhea with OTC products
Report signs of allergy
Report no improvement after a few days