Chemical formula: C₁₆H₁₉N₃O₄S  Molecular mass: 349.405 g/mol  PubChem compound: 6249

Active ingredient description

Ampicillin is a broad spectrum penicillin, indicated for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections caused by ampicillin sensitive organisms.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
J01CA01 Ampicillin J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01C Beta-lactam antibacterials, penicillins → J01CA Penicillins with extended spectrum
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S01AA19 Ampicillin S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AA Antibiotics
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
PENBRITIN Capsules Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 69-52-3
CAS Substance: 69-53-4
CAS Substance: 7177-48-2
DrugBank Drug: DB00415
KEGG Drug: D00204
PubChem Compound: 6249
RxNorm Ingredient: 733
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387170002
Ampicillin (substance)
UNII Identifier: 7C782967RD

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