Ampicillin Oral Capsule 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ampicillin: Oral capsule (250mg)

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Ampicillin 250mg Cap
Qualitest, formerly DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: WC 402 WC 402 
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Ampicillin 250mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG850 GG850 

What is this Medicine?

AMPICILLIN (am pi SILL in) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ampicillin: Oral capsule(250mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Ampicillin 250mg Capsule

NDC: 672530180
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Typhoid Fever, Meningitis, Pyelonephritis, Salmonellosis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Cystitis, Enterocolitis, Shigellosis, Gastroenteritis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ampicillin 250mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_9794.JPG
Qualitest, formerly DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: WC 402 WC 402 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue,gray

Reported Side Effects for Ampicillin 250mg Capsule

Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tongue Discoloration Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Intestine Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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