Ampicillin

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Ampicillin

Drug Info for ampicillin

Ampicillin is used to treat certain infections that are caused by bacteria such as meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord); and infections of the throat, sinuses, lungs, reproductive organs, urinary tract, and gastrointestinal tract. Ampicillin is in a class of medications called penicillins. It works by killing bacteria. Antibiotics such as ampicillin will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Taking antibiotics when they are not needed increases your risk of getting an infection later that resists antibiotic treatment.

Ampicillin is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. This drug can be given by mouth or injected into a vein (intravenous). Ampicillin is considered to be a penicillin-type antibiotic. Ampicillin is a generic drug also sold under various brand names. This drug has been available for many years. In the treatment of some bacterial infections, ampicillin use is common.

Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.

Shake the oral liquid before each use.

It is important that you keep taking the medicine for as long as your doctor tells you, even if you feel better.

Take the medicine on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals with a full glass of water.

Measure your medicine with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.

You should not use ampicillin if you have had an allergic reaction to any type of penicillin.

Make sure your doctor knows if you have mononucleosis ("mono"), stomach or intestinal disease, asthma, liver disease, hay fever, or other allergies before you take this medicine.

If you have severe diarrhea, check with your doctor before taking any medicine to stop the diarrhea.

Make sure your doctor knows if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any cephalosporin antibiotic such as Keflex® or Ceclor® before you take ampicillin.

If your symptoms do not improve in a few days or become worse, call your doctor.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking ampicillin.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking estrogen, probenecid, blood thinners (such as Coumadin®), cholestyramine (Questran®), or colestipol (Colestid®).

Birth control pills may not work as well while taking penicillin. Use another kind of birth control while you are taking this medicine.

Ampicillin may cause incorrect results with some urine sugar tests used by people with diabetes.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking ampicillin.

Make sure your doctor knows if you have mononucleosis ("mono"), stomach or intestinal disease, asthma, liver disease, hay fever, or other allergies before you take this medicine.

  • Rash, hives, or blistering or peeling skin
  • Swelling of the face, throat, or lips
  • Wheezing or trouble breathing
  • Severe diarrhea (watery, possibly with blood)
  • Nausea
  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Sore mouth or tongue
Frequently Asked Questions

Ampicillin is a type of penicillin that kills bacteria by preventing bacteria from forming cell walls. It is prescribed to treat a variety of infections including pneumonia, gonorrhea, bladder infections, meningitis, stomach infections, and more.

Similar brand-name drugs to Ampicillin available on the market in the U.S. include Omnipen, Amcill, and Principen. Consult with your doctor for more information about these drugs and to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Ampcillin price without insurance for Ampicillin capsules can vary, from about between $9 and $19. This price will vary depending on the dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

Ampicillin is the generic version of several brand-name drugs including Omnipen, Amcill, and Principen. You can also use our free coupon card for savings on the generic version.

Ampicillin is available in several dosage forms including capsules, an injectable powder, and an oral powder. Ampicillin capsules are available in strengths of 200 mg and 500 mg. The medication is usually taken four times a day on an empty stomach with a full glass of water. Consult your doctor for more dosage instructions and use of this medication.

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