Principen

Active Ingredient(s): Ampicillin
FDA Approved: * March 3, 1971
Pharm Company: * APOTHECON
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Principen Overview

Ampicillin is an antibiotic used to prevent and treat a number of bacterial infections, such as respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, meningitis, salmonellosis, and endocarditis.[2] It may also be used to prevent group B streptococcal infection in newborns.[2] It is used by mouth, by injection into a muscle, or intravenously.[2] Like all antibiotics, it is not useful for the treatment of viral infections. Common side effects in...

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Red Pill Imprint O

Red/gray pill. Oblong like capsule but not an actual capsule. It's broke in half with just the red side and very little of the gray side. The red side has imprint in black either the letter "O" or the number "0". Any ideas? ## Hi Scias, Unfortunately, since the entire pill isn't showing.. neither is the imprint which is vital to verifying the pill's identity. I found a number of red/grey capsules with an imprint including the letter O. One of the capsules I located is, Principen which contains (500 mg) of ampicillin. It is a red/grey capsule with the imprint BRISTOL 7993 (in black letters) on each side. Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Ampicillin is closely related to amoxicillin, another type of penicillin, and both are used to treat urinary tract infectio...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ampicillin
  • Capsule: 250mg, 500mg
  • For Suspension: 100mg/ml, 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Injection: 10g, 125mg, 125mg/vial, 1g, 1gm/vial, 250mg, 250mg/vial, 2g, 2gm/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet, Chewable: 125mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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