Pentrexyl is an antibacterial drug that belongs to the penicillin group, where the main active ingredient is Ampicillin 500mg. The release form of the drug is a powder in vials, which is diluted immediately before injection. Also, the medicine is available in the form of a suspension and baby drops for internal use.
Brand name: Pentrexyl.
Generic name: Ampicillin.
Main active ingredient: ampicillin 500mg.
The form of release of the sold medicine is tablets. It is available in the form of lyophilized powder for the preparation of injections in a dosage of 500 mg of ampicillin in 1 ampoule. It is also produced as a 5 ml suspension, in a dosage of 100 or 250 mg, to prepare 100 or 250 ml of suspension for children.
The tool has a bactericidal and antibacterial effect. Ampicillin belongs to the group of antibiotics with beta-lactam action, is used as a therapeutic agent for bacterial infections in the body, effectively acting against gram-positive organisms. The active substance also affects some aerobic and anaerobic gram-negative bacteria. The only exception is penicillin-forming staphylococci, the drug does not have a harmful effect on them. Pentrexil acts on the cell walls of bacteria, binds protein, stimulating the hydrolysis process.
The tool is used to treat infections of the respiratory organs and urinary tract, organs of the gastrointestinal tract, skin, ENT pathology, as well as in the presence of surgical infection, meningitis and endocarditis. When prescribing the drug, the attending physician is guided by the general condition of the patient, the stage of the course of the disease, age and the presence of contraindications.
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Infectious mononucleosis, lymphocytic leukemia, hypersensitivity to ampicillin 500mg and other penicillins, liver dysfunction. High sensitivity to the medicine, treatment with other antibacterial drugs.
Gastrointestinal tract disorders, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic reactions (pruritus, skin rash in the form of urticaria), in rare cases, anaphylactic shock. Effects due to chemotherapeutic action: oral candidiasis, vaginal candidiasis, intestinal dysbiosis, colitis caused by Clostridium difficile.
Before taking the drug, it is advisable to make a test for the sensitivity of the body and individual tolerance of the active components. In case of any abnormalities, Pentrexyl is discontinued, and rehabilitation therapy with antihistamines is performed.
If you experience adverse reactions, stop taking the medicine and go to the hospital.
The effect of the Pentrexyl on a bacterial infection is reduced while taking it with any bacteriostatic antibiotic, especially related to the tetracycline series. Taking the drug significantly reduces the effectiveness of contraceptives (oral contraceptives). When used simultaneously with allopurinol, it will cause skin rashes. Antacids, glucosamine, laxatives, aminoglycosides slow down and reduce the absorption of ampicillin. The absorption of ampicillin 500mg is increasing by ascorbic acid.
In suspension, the drug is taken orally 4 times during the day at 250 mg (with a patient weighing over 40 kg). For children weighing up to 40 kg, the daily dose should not exceed 25 mg per 1 kg of the mass, divided into equal doses, taken every 4 hours. In severe cases of the course of the disease, the dose of the drug can double. Intramuscularly, the drug is administered to adult patients at 250-500 mg, at intervals of 6-8 hours. In severe forms of an infectious disease, a dose increase of up to 1-2 grams is allowed, 3-4 times a day. For children from infancy to 13 years of age, treatment with an injection petryxyl is 25-50 mg per 1 kg of body weight per day. The severe form of the disease allows you to increase the dosage to an indicator of 150-200 mg / kg, introducing the drug in equal parts every 6-8 hours.
The maximum concentration in the patient's blood reaches the drug after 1 hour after it was administered (with parenteral administration). It is not accumulated in the body.
Ask your healthcare professional for a prescription. Also, when using tablets, follow all the recommendations of the pharmacist.
Symptoms: manifestations of toxic effects on the Central nervous system (especially in patients with renal insufficiency); nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, violation of the water-electrolyte balance (as a result of vomiting and diarrhea).
Treatment: gastric lavage, activated charcoal, saline laxatives, drugs to maintain water-electrolyte balance and symptomatic. It is removed by hemodialysis.
The prepared suspension is stored at room temperature for no more than 7 days from the moment of its preparation (the powder is mixed with water). In refrigerators, the shelf life is 14 days. The powder used for the preparation of the suspension has a shelf life of 2 years, and a similar preparation intended for injection solutions - 4 years. Do not use the drug after its expiration date (indicated on the package).