Information about Ampicillin
Ampicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
How Ampicillin works
Ampicillin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.
Severe side effects of Ampicillin
Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhea, Skin rash, Itching, Urticaria, Hemolytic anemia, Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes), Low blood platelets, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Cholestatic jaundice
Available Medicine for Ampicillin
BroadicilinAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹13 to ₹588 variant(s)
AristocillinAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹10 to ₹198 variant(s)
CampicillinCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹15 to ₹793 variant(s)
ZycillinZydus Healthcare Limited
₹9 to ₹303 variant(s)
BiocilinBiochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹8 to ₹657 variant(s)
JP CilinJagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
AmpikemAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹28 to ₹552 variant(s)
₹8 to ₹533 variant(s)
Sam ATAretaeus Pharmaceuticals
₹61 to ₹702 variant(s)
OrcillinOrtin Laboratories Ltd
Expert advice for Ampicillin
- Ampicillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Ampicillin may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
- Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.