NDC Package 70860-118-99 Ampicillin

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This product is EXCLUDED from the official NDC directory because the listing data was inactivated by the FDA.

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NDC Package Code:
70860-118-99
Package Description:
1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON / 100 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Product Code:
Proprietary Name:
Ampicillin
Usage Information:
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:
70860011899
Billing Unit:
EA - Billing unit of "each" is used when the product is dispensed in discreet units.
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
1 EA
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
  • RxCUI: 789980 - ampicillin 100 MG/ML Injectable Solution
  • RxCUI: 789980 - ampicillin (as ampicillin sodium) 100 MG/ML Injectable Solution
  • Labeler Name:
    Athenex Pharmaceutical Division, Llc.
    Sample Package:
    No
    Start Marketing Date:
    05-31-2018
    Listing Expiration Date:
    12-31-2023
    Exclude Flag:
    I
    Code Structure:

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    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 70860-118-99 HCPCS crosswalk information with package details and bill units information.

    NDC Billing CodeHCPCS CodeHCPCS Code Desc.DosagePackage SizePackage QuantityBillable UnitsBillable Units / Pkg
    70860011899J0290Ampicillin 500 mg inj500 MG112020

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is NDC 70860-118-99?

    The NDC Packaged Code 70860-118-99 is assigned to a package of 1 bottle in 1 carton / 100 ml in 1 bottle of Ampicillin, labeled by Athenex Pharmaceutical Division, Llc.. The product's dosage form is and is administered via form.This product is billed for "EA" each discreet unit and contains an estimated amount of 1 billable units per package.

    Is NDC 70860-118 included in the NDC Directory?

    No, Ampicillin with product code 70860-118 is excluded from the NDC Directory because it's listing has been INACTIVATED. The product was first marketed by Athenex Pharmaceutical Division, Llc. on May 31, 2018 and its listing in the NDC Directory is set to expire on December 31, 2023 if the product is not updated or renewed by the manufacturer.

    What is the NDC billing unit for package 70860-118-99?

    The contents of this package are billed per "each", products billed on a per each basis are usually products dispensed in discreet units. The calculated billable units for this package is 1.

    What is the 11-digit format for NDC 70860-118-99?

    The 11-digit format is 70860011899. The 11-digit billing format might be required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers in billing claim forms.

    This package code is originally configured in a 5-3-2 segment 10-digit format and by adding a zero within the original NDC package code we can obtain the converted 11-digit format in a 5-4-2 segment configuration. The table below shows the 11-digit code conversion:

    10-Digit Format10-Digit Original Code11-Digit Format11-Digit Code
    5-3-270860-118-995-4-270860-0118-99