Ampicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic that can treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administration since 1965 for the treatment of conditions like:
Ampicillin belongs to the group of drugs known as aminopenicillins. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections. You can buy ampicillin here to prevent bacteria from making the protein necessary for them to build their cell walls.
How to use Ampicillin?
Ampicillin comes as a capsule and suspension form to take by mouth. Take ampicillin orally three to four times a day or as directed by your physician. Your doctor may prescribe 250mg to 500mg every six hours. When using the suspension, shake the bottle well before each use to mix the medication. Take it half an hour before a meal or an hour after a meal with a glass full of water. Take this medication at the same time each day. Drink plenty of fluid throughout the day.
Your symptoms may improve during the first few days of your treatment. Do not stop taking this medication unless you are told to do so. Finish the entire course of your treatment. If you will stop taking the medication the bacteria may become resistant to the antibiotic. Your infection may not be completely treated.
What are the side effects of Ampicillin?
Ampicillin can cause side effects like any other antibiotic. Some of the side effects are:
Some side effects can be serious. Call your doctor right away if you will experience any of the side effects below: