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How long will I have to take ampicillin?

Your doctor will determine how long you should take ampicillin, depending on how serious your infection is. You may need to take this prescription medication several times a day. Depending on whether you take ampicillin by injection or intravenous solution, it may take up to 30 minutes to administer.

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