Description of the medicine: Ampicillin trihydrate (Ampicillinitrihydras)
Ampicillin trihydrate (Ampicillinum trihydratum, Ampicillinitrihydras).
It differs from ampicillin by the presence in the molecule of three molecules of crystallization water.
White crystalline powder. Soluble in water (1: 300), practically insoluble in alcohol.
The action is not different from ampicillin. It is used for the preparation of tablets (Tabuletta Ampicillini trihydratis 0.25) and capsules containing 0.25 g of the drug and powder for suspensions containing 50 g of ampicillin trihydrate (in terms of ampicillin) 2.5 g, as well as vanillin, sugar and other fillers. The powder is white, sweet in taste, with a specific smell.
The release form of the tablet in a package of 24 pieces, capsules - 6 and 20 pieces; powder for suspensions - in jars of orange glass. They are used along with ampicillin preparations.
Storage: List B. In a dry place at room temperature.
Abroad under the name A-Ren ampicillin trihydrate is available in the form of tablets of 0.25 and 0.5 g, a solution for injection in vials of 0.25; 0.5 and 1 g and granules for the preparation of a children's dosage form (suspension).