General English name: Ampicillin

Brand: Ampicillin

Application: Infection in children and adults







Ampicillin Drug Information

Drug interaction of ampicillin

Tips to consider before taking ampicillin

Possible side effects of ampicillin

How to store ampicillin








Ampicillin Drug Information

Medication Information: Ampicillin is used for bacterial infections such as some respiratory infections, urinary tract infections and ear infections. This antibiotic kills the bacteria that cause the infection.

Contraindications to ampicillin

• If you are allergic to penicillin, do not use ampicillin.

Pay attention to the expiration date of the medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give ampicillin to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.

• Do not take more ampicillin than your doctor prescribes.

Check for ampicillin drug interactions and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.


Drug interaction of ampicillin

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) you use (especially live bacterial vaccines, methotrexate, tetracyclines) and share them with your doctor and pharmacist let the. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin. Rifabutin reduces the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.

Ampicillin may interact with some laboratory materials and show false positive results, for example ampicillin with some diabetic urine test materials (copper sulfate-type) shows a false positive result. It may also affect the results of certain laboratory tests. Tell your doctor or nurse before taking any tests that you are taking any medication.


Tips to consider before taking ampicillin

Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking ampicillin:

• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

• If you have a glandular fever.

• If you have any kidney problems.

• If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.

• If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug. Be sure to tell your doctor, especially if you are allergic to penicillin.


Possible side effects of ampicillin

All medications can cause side effects; But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of continuous occurrence of any side effects, the physician should be informed:

Complications that occur in less than 1 in 10 people: feeling sick, diarrhea, skin rash

Important Note: An itchy rash, swollen face, swollen mouth, or difficulty breathing are signs of penicillin allergy allergy. If you experience such side effects, do not continue taking amoxicillin and talk to your doctor immediately.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to medication.


How to store ampicillin

• Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

• Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

• If you have been given a liquid medicine, ampicillin is made by a pharmacy and lasts for 7 days. Check the expiration date of the medicine and do not take the medicine after the expiration date.

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