Side effect(s) of Ampicillin

Read the side effects of Ampicillin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Body as a whole - Severe allergic reactions such as rash, headache, fever and hives.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, soreness of the tongue, inflammation in the mouth, oral candidiasis, vomiting, enterocolitis, pseudomembranous colitis and diarrhea.

Hypersensitivity - Anaphylactic shock, redness of skin, skin inflammation, hives and inflammation of blood vessels.

Liver - Jaundice, moderate elevation of SGOT and liver inflammation.

Blood - Anemia and blood disorder.

Miscellaneous - Tooth discoloration.
Other Precautions : * Take ampicillin at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.
* Monitor liver function, kidney function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

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