Ampicillin (Omnipen,Polycillin,Principen)

Class of antibiotic > beta-lactam – inhibits transpeptidase which is a large part of bacterial wall synthesis.  Dose: 1-2grams IV every 4-6 hours.  This antibiotic is good against both gram positive and gram negative organisms but can be deactivated by beta-lactamase. This Antibiotic has a very short half-life once mixed. The Vial mate or Add-Ease System allows the Vial of medication to be connected to the bag of diluent.  Once activated the contents of the vial is reconstituted and the bag is ready for use.  Storage: room temperature.