Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking ampicillin.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay as it does not impair motor functions.
Do NOT use ampicillin if:
- You allergic to ampicillin or other penicillin antibiotics;
- You are taking antibiotics;
- You have mononucleosis;
- You have been recently given or getting a vaccine;
Use of ampicillin during pregnancy should not be taking as it may increase the chance of miscarriage and breast feeding while taking ampicillin can cause sensitization. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking ampicillin.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 250mg to 500mg. Usual does for children 1 month and older for mild to moderate infections is 12.5mg to 25mg.
Possible Interactions with ampicillin is methotrexate. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with ampicillin.