Ampicillin Compound is a broad spectrum antibiotic for use in dogs, cats, and cattle.
Ampicillin Compound Basics
Ampicillin compound is a broad spectrum antibiotic similar to amoxicillin. This compound treats bacterial infections in dogs, cats, and cattle. It works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis, thus killing the bacteria. Ampicillin compound is available in a capsule or an oral suspension.
Our pharmacists specially formulate all PetMart Pharmacy compounds to meet the needs of your pet. Please contact us if you need another form, strength, or flavor of this compound. All compounds ship within 1 day of preparation according to their specific temperature requirements.
Ampicillin compound requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Ampicillin Compound Directions
Use as directed by your veterinarian, and follow all instructions printed on the prescription label. Shake oral suspensions well before use as separation may occur. This medication is most effective when given on an empty stomach.
Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.
Ampicillin Compound Warnings
Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not stop administering ampicillin before completing the entire prescription. Do not use in pets with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to any penicillin antibiotics. Use with caution in pets that are pregnant or lactating. Ampicillin may interact with some other medications. Therefore, inform your veterinarian of any and all medications your pet is taking. This is especially important if your pet is currently taking allopurinol, antacids, or other antibiotics. Finally, if you notice any behavioral or physiological side effects when administering this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects
Adverse reactions and serious side effects are rare, however, they can occur. Seek immediate veterinary attention if you believe your pet is showing signs of hypersensitivity or a more serious reaction. Some common signs of an adverse reaction include rash and fever.
If you have any additional questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!
250mg/1mL, 30mL Bottle