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Who should not use ampicillin and sulbactam?

People who are allergic to ampicillin, sulbactam, penicillins or any ingredient in this medication, should not use ampicillin-sulbactam. People who do not have bacterial infections should not use this medication to treat their illness. People with mononucleosis, or who have heart or kidney disease, may not be able to take ampicillin-sulbactam. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should check with their doctors to see if this medication is safe for them to take. Ampicillin-sulbactam is recommended for use in patients older than 12 years of age.

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