February 23, 2017
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PATIENT INFORMATION

1. The patient should inform the physician of any history of sensitivity to allergens, including previous hypersensitivity reactions to penicillins and cephalosporins (see WARNINGS).

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.

4. Diabetic patients should consult with the physician before changing diet or dosage of diabetes medication (see PRECAUTIONSDrug/Laboratory Test Interactions).

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/26/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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