ampicillin

(redirected from Unasyn)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

ampicillin

(ăm'pĭsĭl`ĭn), a penicillinpenicillin,
any of a group of chemically similar substances obtained from molds of the genus Penicillium that were the first antibiotic agents to be used successfully in the treatment of bacterial infections in humans.
..... Click the link for more information.
-type antibioticantibiotic,
any of a variety of substances, usually obtained from microorganisms, that inhibit the growth of or destroy certain other microorganisms. Types of Antibiotics
..... Click the link for more information.
 that is effective against both gram-negative microorganisms and gram-positive microorganisms such as Escherichia coli. It is often used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, but resistant organisms are increasingly common (see drug resistancedrug resistance,
condition in which infecting bacteria can resist the destructive effects of drugs such as antibiotics and sulfa drugs. Drug resistance has become a serious public health problem, since many disease-causing bacteria are no longer susceptible to previously
..... Click the link for more information.
). Like other penicillin antibiotics, ampicillin acts against bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell wall components.
References in periodicals archive ?
Diez medicamentos mas comercializados (a) en Ecuador en el periodo 2010-2011 (se mencionan las marcas registradas) Productos comercializados con receta medica 2010 2011 1 Avastin Mesigyna 2 Neurobion Neurobion 3 Mabthera Acrovastin 4 Arcoxia Arcoxia 5 Mesulid Unasyn 6 Mesigyna Kuffer-Q 7 Fluimucil Goval 8 Valixa Fluimucil 9 Omezzol Rebif 10 Lipitor Lipitor Productos comercializados sin receta medica 2010 2011 1 Apronax Apronax 2 Pharmaton Pharmaton 3 Redoxon Redoxon 4 Vitamina C Vitamina C 5 Cebion Cebion 6 Nestogeno 1 Nestogeno 1 7 Simepar Nestogeno 2 8 Tempra Voltaren topico 9 Asepsia Simepar 10 Voltaren topico Aspirina Fuente: International Marketing Services 2011 (20).
Harkrider noted the lack of documentation concerning whether the Epinephrin was turned off although he admitted reading the deposition testimony of Nurse Forrest stating that she turned the Unasyn off upon discovering the patient's reaction to it.
Diez medicamentos mas comercializados (a) en Ecuador en el periodo 2011-2012 (se mencionan las marcas registradas) Productos comercializados con receta medica 2011 2012 1 Lipitor Seretide 2 Plavix Humira 3 Seretide Crestor 4 Crestor Nexium 5 Nexium Enbrel 6 Seroquel Remicade 7 Humira Abilify 8 Enbrel Lantux 9 Remicade Mabthera 10 Abilify Cymbalta Productos comercializados sin receta medica 2011 2012 1 Ensure Arcoxia 2 Apronax Kufer Q 3 Pharmaton Complejo B 4 Pediasure Fluimucil 5 Mesygina Mesulid 6 Neurobion Omezzol 7 Mesulid Neurobion 8 Arcoxia Doloneurobion 9 Aspirina Abrilar 10 Unasyn Mesigina Fuente: IMS 2011(20) (a) Se entiende por medicamentos mas comercializados, a los medicamentos mas vendidos en todas las formas farmaceuticas establecidas.