... AMPICILLIN/SULBACTAM (Unasyn®) is a combination penicillin antibiotic. Ampicillin kills bacteria that cause infection, or stops the growth of bacteria. Sulbactam helps the ampicillin to work better. Ampicillin/sulbactam treats many kinds of infections of the skin, tissues, and stomach. It also treats certain infections in women (gynecological infections). Generic ampicillin/sulbactam injection is not yet available. ...
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Ampicillin/sulbactam is a combination of the common penicillin-derived antibiotic ampicillin and sulbactam, an inhibitor of bacterial beta-lactamase. Two different forms of the drug exist. The first, developed in 1987 and marketed in the United States under the tradename Unasyn, is an intravenous antibiotic. The second, an oral form called sultamicillin, is marketed under the trade name Ampictam outside of the United States. Ampicillin/sulbactam is used to treat infections caused by bacteria ...
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