Despite increasing bacterial resistance worldwide, penicillin-based antimicrobial agents remain one of the most important classes of antibiotics used in dogs, cats, and humans.1
PHARMACOLOGY & CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
Ampicillin–sulbactam is a potentiated amino-penicillin that kills bacteria by blocking bacterial cell wall growth.2-4
- For details, see Pharmacodynamics & Pharmacokinetics.
This combination agent is usually reserved for treating bacterial infections known to produce β-lactamase.
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