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2. The patient should discontinue ampicillin and contact the physician immediately if any side effect occurs (see WARNINGS).
3. Ampicillin should be taken with a full glass (8 oz) of water, one-half hour before or two hours after meals.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/29/2005
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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