Ampicillin Sodium for Injection (box of 1 vial)
Ampicillin Sodium for Injection (box of 1 vial)
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Ampicillin Sodium for Injection

Ampicillin Sodium for Injection is a broad-spectrum penicillin antibiotic for parenteral use. AdvaCare Pharma is committed to manufacturing a diverse range of high-quality veterinary drugs at its GMP/ISO-certified facilities in India, China and the USA.



What is Ampicillin?

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Active Ingredients: Ampicillin Sodium

Ampicillin Sodium for Injection is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections in both small and large animals. It is indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, systemic infections like sepsis, and other infections.

Ampicillin is a broad-spectrum, beta-lactam penicillin antibiotic. It works by inhibiting cell wall synthesis within the bacteria. Ampicillin shows bactericidal activity against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms, such as E. coli and Klebsiella. At high dosages, this antibiotic is effective against penicillin-sensitive enterococci.

Ampicillin Sodium for Injection has been produced as a fine powder that is intended to be reconstituted for parenteral injection.

It is important to note that this formulation of Ampicillin Sodium for Injection is for veterinary purposes only. While AdvaCare Pharma offers many similar products that are available for human use, this particular medication should be prescribed by a veterinary doctor or animal care specialist for an animal.

Ampicillin Sodium for Injection is a GMP-certified medication that has been manufactured by AdvaCare. This medication is a part of our extensive catalog of veterinary products available for exportation. Our manufacturing facilities are located in China, India, and the USA.

Why are we a trusted Ampicillin manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma is a leading GMP manufacturer of Ampicillin for Injection for veterinary use. Our company was established with the aim of providing excellent value to our distributors by concentrating on competitively priced, high-quality products with market-tailored solutions. Over the past 20 years, AdvaCare Pharma has proven to be a trusted supplier in over 45 countries.


What is Ampicillin Sodium used for?

It’s used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections such as:

  • respiratory tract infections
  • urinary tract infections
  • skin and soft tissue infections
  • bone and joint infections
  • sepsis and bacteremia
  • meningitis

What animals can be treated with Ampicillin Sodium?

This medicine is recommended for horses and livestock like cattle, goats, and sheep. It's also used to treat companion animals like cats and dogs. Do not use Ampicillin to treat rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, or other small mammals. It may cause enteritis or clostridial enterotoxemia in these animals.

How is Ampicillin Sodium for Injection used?

This drug has been manufactured as a powder for reconstitution. The solution is relatively unstable and should be administered to the patient within 1 hour of reconstitution.

This medicine can be administered either by intravenous, subcutaneous or intramuscular route.

How should Ampicillin Sodium for Injection be stored?

This medication should be stored in a dark, dry location under 30°C.

What are the withdrawal times for Ampicillin Sodium for Injection?

For cattle, the withdrawal times are 48 hours for milk and 144 hours for slaughter. Do not treat cattle for more than 7 days.


How much Ampicillin Sodium should be given to cattle?

For respiratory infections, 22mg/kg SC is given every 12 hours.

How much Ampicillin Sodium should be given to horses?

The usual dose is 10-50mg/kg, given 3 times per day IV/IM. For infections in foals, the usual dose is 11-30mg/kg, given every 6-8 hours IV/IM.

How much Ampicillin Sodium should be given to swine?

For infections, the usual dose is 6-8mg/kg, given every 8 hours IM/SC

How much Ampicillin Sodium should be given to poultry?

For infections, the usual dose is 100mg/kg, given every 8 hours IM. The dose for ratites is 15-20mg/kg, given 3 times per day IM.

How much Ampicillin Sodium should be given to dogs?

The usual dose is 10-22mg/kg IM or SC, given 2-3 per day or 5mg/kg, given 3 times per day, IV.

For urinary tract infections, 6.6mg/kg, given 4 times per day IM/SC. For sepsis, bacteremia, or neonatal sepsis, 20-40mg/kg is given every 6-8 hours IV/IM/SC.

How much Ampicillin Sodium should be given to a cat?

The usual dose is 10-20mg/kg IM or SC, given twice per day or 5mg/kg given 3 times per day, IV. For systemic infections, 7-11mg/kg, given every 8-12 hours IV/IM/SC. For sepsis, 20-40mg/kg, given every 6-8 hours IV.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Ampicillin Sodium for Injection.

Some common side effects may include but are not limited to gastrointestinal effects (appetite loss, vomiting, diarrhea)

Serious side effects may include:

  • allergic reaction and anaphylaxis
  • thrombophlebitis (when administered IV)
  • neurotoxicity during long-term, high-dose treatment (in dogs)

Ampicillin Sodium may cause pain when delivered intramuscularly.

For a comprehensive list of all possible side effects of this medication, consult a veterinary physician.


Do NOT use Ampicillin Sodium for Injection for an animal that: • has a known allergy or hypersensitivity to Ampicillin or any other penicillin antibiotic.

Treatment with this drug should be administered with caution in an animal that:

  • is hypersensitive to other beta-lactam antibiotics such as cephalosporins.
  • is undergoing therapy with drugs such as methotrexate or warfarin.
  • is pregnant or lactating.

Ampicillin may also cause a false positive result on a urine glucose test.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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