What is NDC 66794-224-15?
The NDC Code 66794-224-15 is assigned to a package of 1 bottle in 1 carton / 1 injection, powder, for solution in 1 bottle of Ampicillin, a human prescription drug labeled by Piramal Critical Care Inc. The product's dosage form is injection, powder, for solution and is administered via intravenous form.This product is billed for "EA" each discreet unit and contains an estimated amount of 1 billable units per package. The following table has all the important details about this NDC code, including the 11-Digit NDC Billing number, billing units, wholesale price, RxNorm crosswalk, active ingredients, pharmacologic clasess, etc.
|Field Name||Field Value|
|Package Description||1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON / 1 INJECTION, POWDER, FOR SOLUTION in 1 BOTTLE|
|Proprietary Name What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
|Non-Proprietary Name What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
|Usage Information Product Usage Information
The drug use information is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of a health care professional. Always ask a health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.
|Ampicillin for Injection, USP is indicated in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated organisms in the following conditions:Respiratory Tract Infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus (penicillinase and nonpenicillinase-producing), H. influenzae, and Group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Bacterial Meningitis caused by E. coli, Group B Streptococci, and other Gram-negative bacteria (Listeria monocytogenes, N. meningitidis). The addition of an aminoglycoside with ampicillin may increase its effectiveness against Gram-negative bacteria. Septicemia and Endocarditis caused by susceptible Gram-positive organisms including Streptococcus spp., penicillin G-susceptible staphylococci, and enterococci. Gram-negative sepsis caused by E. coli, Proteus mirabilis and Salmonella spp. responds to ampicillin. Endocarditis due to enterococcal strains usually respond to intravenous therapy. The addition of an aminoglycoside may enhance the effectiveness of ampicillin when treating streptococcal endocarditis. Urinary Tract Infections caused by sensitive strains of E. coli and Proteus mirabilis. Gastrointestinal Infections caused by Salmonella typhi (typhoid fever), other Salmonella spp., and Shigella spp. (dysentery) usually respond to oral or intravenous therapy. Bacteriology studies to determine the causative organisms and their susceptibility to ampicillin should be performed. Therapy may be instituted prior to obtaining results of susceptibility testing.It is advisable to reserve the parenteral form of this drug for moderately severe and severe infections and for patients who are unable to take the oral forms. A change to oral ampicillin may be made as soon as appropriate.To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Ampicillin for Injection, USP and other antibacterial drugs, Ampicillin for Injection, USP should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility patterns may contribute to the empiric selection of therapy.Indicated surgical procedures should be performed.|
|11-Digit NDC Billing Format NDC Format for Billing
For insurance billing purposes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created an 11 digit NDC derivative identifier. If the NDC Package code is less than 11 digits the code must be padded with leading zeros. The leading zeros must be added to the appropriate segment to create a 5-4-2 configuration.
|Billing Unit||EA - Billing unit of "each" is used when the product is dispensed in discreet units.|
|Estimated Billable Units per Package||1 EA|
|NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk|
|Product Type What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.
|Human Prescription Drug|
|Labeler Name||Piramal Critical Care Inc|
|Dosage Form||Injection, Powder, For Solution - A sterile preparation intended for reconstitution to form a solution for parenteral use.|
|Sample Package Sample Package?
This field Indicates whether this package is a sample packaging or not.
|Marketing Category What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.
|ANDA - A product marketed under an approved Abbreviated New Drug Application.|
|FDA Application Number What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.
|Start Marketing Date What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.
|Listing Expiration Date What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.
|Exclude Flag What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".
|NDC Code Structure|
NDC HCPCS Crosswalk
This crosswalk is intended to help the public understand which drug products (identified by NDCs) are assigned to which HCPCS billing codes.
NDC 66794-224-15 HCPCS crosswalk information with package details and bill units information.
|NDC Billing Code||HCPCS Code||HCPCS Code Desc.||Dosage||Package Size||Package Quantity||Billable Units||Billable Units / Pkg|
|66794022415||J0290||Ampicillin 500 mg inj||500 MG||1||1||20||20|
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