Category:  Anti bacterial   |   Product:  Principen / Generic Ampicillin Ampicillin / Ampicillin
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Information about Principen (Generic Ampicillin) :


Ampicillin is an antibiotic in the class of drugs called penicillins that fights bacteria in your body.
However, your doctor may prescribe Cyproheptadine to treat other medical conditions.

The most important information:
You should not stop taking Ampicillin when you feel better without talking to your doctor. You should not crush or chew tablets before swallowing. It is obligatory to swallow capsules whole without chewing, dividing or crushing with a full glass of water. It should be admitted, that Ampicillin may decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. It would be better to use a second method of birth control in order to prevent unintended pregnancy.

Before taking:
Consult with your doctor before taking Ampicillin if you have experienced any allergic reaction to penicillin or to a cephalosporin. It is obligatory to talk to a doctor if you have kidney disease, stomach or intestinal disease, or infectious mononucleosis. If you are diabetic, ampicillin may effect on glucose urine tests so that they may give false positive results.

Ampicillin is in the FDA pregnancy category B. It is not expected to be detrimental to an unborn baby and is thought to be safe for using during pregnancy. You should consult with your doctor before taking Ampicillin if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment. Ampicillin passes into breast milk. Ampicillin may be the reason of a yeast infection, diarrhea, or an allergic reaction in a nursing infant. In the case you are breast-feeding a baby; do not use Ampicillin without medical consultation.

How taken:
Take Amoxil exactly as prescribed. Amoxil is a capsule or a tablet to be taken orally on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals You should crush or chew tablets before swallowing. It is obligatory to swallow capsules whole without chewing, dividing or crushing with a full glass of water. You should not stop taking Amoxil when you feel better without talking to your doctor. Store the tablets and capsules at room temperature and store the suspension in the refrigerator for longer use.

Missed Dose:
You should take the missed dose as soon as you remember and then follow your usual schedule. Nevertheless, if it is near to the time for your next dose, do not take an extra tablet to catch up for the dose you forgot. Wait and take your next tablet at the regular time. Do not take a double dose.
In case you miss only one dose, take the rest of the doses for the day at evenly spaced intervals.

Overdose:
The typical signs of Amoxil are muscle spasms or weakness, pain or twitching, pain in the fingers or toes, loss of feeling in the fingers or toes, seizures, confusion, coma or agitation. This requires immediate medical attention.

What should I avoid while taking ampicillin?
Avoid taking alcohol as it may irritate your stomach while taking ampicillin.

Possible side effects:
You should stop taking ampicillin and seek emergency when experience an allergic reaction (shortness of breath, closing of the throat, hives;, swelling of the lips, face, or tongue, rash or fainting), seizures, severe watery diarrhea and abdominal cramps, unusual bleeding or bruising. You should continue taking ampicillin and consult with your doctor if you experience mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, white patches on the tongue (thrush/ yeast infection), itching or discharge of the vagina (vaginal yeast infection), black, "hairy" tongue, sore mouth or tongue. Talk to your doctor if any side effect occurs.

Interactions with other drugs
Ampicillin interacts with the following drugs: allopurinol; certain antibiotics given by injection; clavulanic acid; entacapone; female hormones, including contraceptive or birth control pills; methotrexate; probenecid.

What is the expiration date of the pills?
This information is mentioned on each blister. The expiration date is 2 years from the date of manufacture.

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