Ampicillin works by interfering with the ability of bacteria to form cell walls.
Ampicillin oral capsule is available as a generic drug only.
Ampicillin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.
You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. Multum s drug information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend therapy.
Streptococcus pneumoniae strain ATCC BAA-255 R6 A Penicillin-binding protein 1b. Can other medicines be given at the same time as ampicillin. The definition of chorioamnionitis varied between trials, but in all trials the definition included the presence of fever. Ampicillin is excreted largely unchanged in the urine. If you still have symptoms of infection after you finish the ampicillin, call your doctor.
The DDDs assigned are based on daily treatment.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Avoid alcoholic drinks while taking this drug.
If you have anemia or have been told you are at risk of having anemia.
Clinical worsening of depression and suicide ideation may occur despite treatment.
Aggressive hydration is avoided because of the risk of pulmonary edema.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Food in the stomach reduces how much and how quickly ampicillin is absorbed. The dosage information below is for the conditions that this drug is most often prescribed to treat.
Stubborn infections may require treatment for several weeks. Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.